Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Professional Social Care

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Professional Social Care
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Alternative Provider(s) Institute of Technology Carlow - Wexford Campus, Institute of Technology Carlow - Wicklow Campus
Course Code CWL29 CWX09 CWW10
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Wexford Town, Wicklow Town, Carlow Town
Qualification Letters HDip
PAC Application Information

Expand+Course Codes:
CWL29 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies CARLOW Part-time
CWW10 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies WICKLOW Part-time
CWX09 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies WEXFORD Part-time

Entry 2021/...

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Duration Carlow - 1 year part-time.
Wicklow - 1 year part-time.
Wexford - 1 year part-time.
Course Fee CWL29 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies CARLOW Part-time €2,500

CWW10 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies WICKLOW Part-time €2,500

CWX09 Higher Diploma in Arts in Applied Social Studies WEXFORD Part-time €2,500

Programme Fees for Non-EU Students
Higher Diploma Programme Fee – €10,250
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should be working in Social Care and should note that when the CORU register opens in October 2023, graduates of this programme will be applying under grandparenting and must be able to demonstrate that they have worked for at least 2 of t...

Course Content

Expand+What is this programme about?
This programme provides an opportunity for students to study for a one-year Higher Diploma in Applied Social Studies. The programme allows people to qualify as Social Care Workers. It is designed for graduates of non-S...

Subjects Taught What subjects will I study?

Introduction to Social Care
Protection of Children and Vulnerable Persons
Disability Services
Ageing Studies
Alternative to Home Care
Children & Families
Creative Skills 2
Supervised Practice - Work based learning

NOTE: Specific modules may be subject to amendment after our 2021 programmatic review.
Assessment Method Exam information
Modules completed in Term 1 will, where applicable, be examined in early December 2021. Modules completed in Term 2 will, where applicable, be examined in May 2022.
Number of Credits 60 Credits
Careers or Further Progression What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
On completion of this programme, students should be equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills in Applied Social Studies to enable them to make a professional contribution to social care nationally and internationally.
Further Enquiries Carlow & Wicklow
LIFELONG LEARNING MANAGER
Eoin O’Brien
BA, DBS, CBS, Cert Mgmt, MBA
E: eoin.obrien@itcarlow.ie

Wexford
DEPUTY HEAD OF CAMPUS
Dr Janette Davies
BSc, MA, PhD, MMII
E: janette.davies@itcarlow.ie