Social Care Management - Online

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Social Care Management - Online
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 65654 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment START DATE 17/09/2021
Application Date Application Deadline Monday 30th August 2021
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Duration 2 years

Due to changes as a result of COVID this course is currently being delivered online in keeping with public health advice. While some opportunities may arise for face-to-face teaching it is envisaged that the course will continue to be offered online in future.

Location: Online
Course Fee €4,000 per annum

Please note that an Instalment Plan can be arranged.
Entry Requirements

Expand+What are the entry requirements?
A primary honours degree in Social Care, or equivalent degree in a cognate discipline, with a minimum award of Second-Class Honours Grade 2.2


An appropriate professional qualification in a cognate discipline...


What days will I need to attend classes?

The online classes are run on a Friday from 9am – 4pm. Some classes are delivered ‘live’ online, while others are recorded and can be accessed in your own time.

How will I access course mater...

Course Content

Expand+This proposed programme aims to equip experienced social care workers with the knowledge, skills and insight required to be effective managers in social care settings. The intention is to offer the learner an opportunity to examine the practice of le...

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?

Year 1
• Professional Supervision Theory and Practice
• Contemporary Management for Social Care and Community Organisations
• Strategic Operations and Project Management
• Managing for Quality in Service Delivery
• Research Skills for Managers

Year 2
• Law for Social Care Managers
• Human Resource Management
• Financial Management for Social Care and Community Development Organisations
• Research Thesis
Assessment Method The vast majority of the course is assessed through continual assessment for all elements of each module. Some modules will have a scheduled final exam which will take place online.
Number of Credits Qualification
Master of Arts in Social Care Management (Level 9, 90 ECTS)
Further Enquiries For Queries Relating to Course Content
Dr. Matthew Cannon, Course Leader

Flexible Learning Team
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