Applied Social Studies - Dual Diagnosis

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Applied Social Studies - Dual Diagnosis
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 93849 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters PgCert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year part-time.
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Social Work or a cognate area. Equivalent qualifications include the Pre-2007 Post-Qualifying Award in Social Work. Wh...

Course Content

The Applied Social Studies programmes are designed to meet the continuing professional development needs of those staff working in the care professions (social work, psychology, education, nursing, teaching, medicine, etc).

With the cur...

Subjects Taught Core Modules (20 CATS points each)
Assessment and Intervention in Dual Diagnosis
Introduction to Dual Diagnosis
Working with Specific Service User Groups
Assessment Method Assessment methods include written assignments case study material based on candidates’ practice.

A variety of assessment methods for the Certificate will be used including written assignments, a reflective analysis on how the student applies relevant theory to their practice in two different cases and an assignment critically reflecting on how the student has enhanced the practice of colleagues drawing on the knowledge in this module.
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Continuing professional registration in all areas of health and social care is predicated on continuing professional development..

The DoH has highlighted that health, social care workers and social workers demonstrate their competence covered in the curricula of the Applied Social Studies programme and its pathways.
Further Enquiries Dr Anne Campbell 
Applied Social Studies Director
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