Health & Social Studies - Pre-University

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Health & Social Studies - Pre-University
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code PU05 5M2181
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+The programme is designed for student wishing to study Health & Social Studies disciplines at University. It will introduce students to the area of sociology, psychology and related fields. The programme will enable learners to progress to further st...

FET Code 5M2181 - Applied Social Studies
Duration One Year - Full Time Study.
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M2181 QQI Level 5 Applied Social Studies
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
First Aid Responder €190.00 TBC

There will be additional fees for Handling and Lifting
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Students will complete core health & social studies subjects including:

Social Studies
Young People and Society
Human Growth & Development
Intercultural Studies

Common subjects such as Word Processing, Safety and Health at Work and Work Experience may also be included.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate with five O6 (or five passes pre 2017) grades or Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent. If you are a mature student these requirements need not apply and applications may be considered based on a proven interest/voluntary experience in community work. Entry may be subject to interview and depends on satisfactory completion of an induction programme and Garda Vetting.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Assignments
• Project Work
• Examinations
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Degree Progression?
There are many degree options available from this course, including:

NUIG Applied Social Sciences 8
NUIM Community and Youth Work 8
Athlone IT Social Care Practice 8
ITB Applied Social Studies in Social Care 8
UL Psych...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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