Social Care

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Social Care
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL_HSOCS_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 Year Add-on
Entry Requirements

Expand+Holders of appropriate Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Care should apply to IT, Tralee.

Other Requirements
Satisfactory Garda Vetting is a mandatory part of registration for this programme. Failure to obtain satisfactory Garda Vetting will resu...

Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Application Date

Expand+In March of each year, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early Marc...

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Course Content

Expand+What is Social Care
Social care is a profession where people work in partnership with those who experience marginalisation or disadvantage or who have special needs. Social care practitioners may work, for example, with children and adolescents in...

Subjects Taught Semester: 7
Research Methods 5
Health and Social Care Policy 1 5
Advanced Social Care Practical Skills 5
Organisational Psychology 5
Social Capital and Civil Society 1 5

Semester: 8
Dissertation 10
Health and Social Care Policy 2 5
Social Capital and Civil Society 2 5
Social Care Management 5
Social Entrepreneurship 5

Electives for Semester 7 Choose ONE from:
Critical Application of the Arts in Practice 5
EU Policy and Funded Programmes 5
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities
Due to the broad range of discipline areas covered on the programme there are a wide variety of career opportunities for graduates in the public and voluntary sector, in the areas of residential care, outreach, alco...

Further Enquiries Head Of Department:
Ms. Aisling Sharkey
Tel: +353 (0)66 7191662 Ext: 1662

Mr. Colm O Doherty
Tel: +353 (0)66 7191833 Ext: 1833
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