Social Care Management

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Social Care Management
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 5561
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
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Application Date Application Deadline: 2nd September 2019 - Limited Spaces Available.
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Duration Part Time over 2 academic years (1 day per week over 4 semesters).

Class contact hours will normally be approximately 6 hours per week, but this will vary in some semesters – The class delivery day will normally be on a Friday.

Plus up to 2 hours per module for online tutorials.
Course Fee €3,500 per annum. Please note that an Instalment Fees Plan can be arranged.
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Financial Support

Expand+SUSI Grant
Students enrolling on postgraduate programmes may be entitled to financial assistance under the Student Grant Scheme. To see if you are eligible for a Grant please click on the following link

Entry Requirements

Expand+A primary honours degree in Social Care or approved equivalent with a minimum award of Second Class Honours Grade 2.2


An appropriate professional qualification in a cognate discipline AND at least 2 years relevant professional experience/res...

Comment Qualifications
Master of Arts in Social Care Management (Level 9).

Location: Moylish Campus, Limerick.
Course Content Aims
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 leadership and management in social care services, informed by an analysis of wider management theory, in order to develop appropriate management competencies.
Subjects Taught 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. However there are also final exams as well as continual assessment for the following modules.
Number of Credits 60
Further Enquiries For Academic Related Queries:
Alan Murphy, Course Leader

For all other queries:
Department of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
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