Health & Social Care

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Health & Social Care
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code 97912 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
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Duration 3 years part-time.
Course Fee EU Fees: €3,325.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
- Full QQI level 6 Award in a cognate area or equivalent Health & Social Care. A full level 6 Major award is made of eight modules.

- Each applicant must have the equivalent of 2 years full-time experience in a Health Services Executive approved setting.
Course Content

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This programme is designed for those working in the area of Health & Social Care. It provides a pathway whereby those currently employed in the area may undertake a part time degree whilst simultaneously utilising their day to...

Subjects Taught Year One:

Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

Law & Ethics Mandatory 5
Preparation For Practice Mandatory 10

Disability Awareness Mandatory 10
Children and Families Support Mandatory 5

Year Two

Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

Youth & Community Work Practice Mandatory 10
Promoting Positive Behaviour Mandatory 5

Research Process & Methods Mandatory 5
Methods and Approaches in Health and Social Care Mandatory 10
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
◾Adult Services
◾Health Awareness & Promotion
◾Care of the Elderly
◾Youth Work & Community Development

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
◾Residential Childcare
◾Respite Carer
◾Adult Services Officer
◾Health Promotion Officer
◾Working with Women's Aid
◾Carer in a Nursing Home
◾Youth Work
◾Community Development Officer
Further Enquiries Dr Louise McBride
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6303
Location Letterkenny Campus
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