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
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Proposed Start Date:
September 2019 (subject to sufficient demand).
Duration Part-time over 2 academic years (1 day per week over 4 semesters).

Class delivery day:
Normally Friday Class contact hours: Normally approx. 6 hours per week (varying in some semesters) plus up to 2 hours per module for online tutorials.
Course Fee

Expand+€3,500 per year.
All Taught Postgraduate students can avail of three payment options:
Option 1: 100% on registration.
Option 2: 50% on registration and 50% by the 15th January.
Option 3: By Instalment Plan – Signed and Agreed with the Grants & F...

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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 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 AND at least 2 years relevant ...

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

Location: LIT Moylish
Course Content Aims
This programme aims to equip experienced social care workers with the knowledge, skills and insight required to be effective managers in social care settings. The programme offers 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 (Stage One)
• 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 (Stage Two)
• Law for Social Care Managers
• Human Resource Management
• Financial Management for Social Care and Community Development Organisations
• Research Thesis
Assessment Method The 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 some of the modules.
Number of Credits 60
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802

For academic queries:
Contact: Alan Murphy