Child & Youth Studies - Athlone Campus

TUS - Athlone Campus


Course Name Child & Youth Studies - Athlone Campus
Course Provider TUS - Athlone Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 98771 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Athlone
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Commencement Date: September
Duration This course is offered as a 1 Year Full-time and 2 Years Part-time course.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements:
Students are expected to have a minimum of an Honours Bachelor degree (level 8) at grade 2.2 in child/ youth studies, social care or cognate discipline. Candidates with qualifications in social disciplines and relevant work experience will be eligible for the programme.
Course Summary The MA in Child and Youth Studies aims to equip highly competent and motivated child and youth workers and graduates of cognate disciplines with the knowledge and skills necessary to become leaders in the profession and to advance the field to internationally accepted standards of best practice. The programme has both a theoretical and practice-based focus.
Course Content

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Graduates of the programme will:

· have a specialised knowledge of child development and risk and resilience

· have advanced knowledge of the legislative framework affecting children and youth

· appreciate and adv...

Subjects Taught Year 1
Research Methods
Models of Care
Child and Youth Law
Therapeutic Approaches and Interventions
Children’s Rights
Management in Child and Youth Settings
Research Dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What opportunities might it lead to?
Graduates of the programme can reasonably expect to rise to advanced positions within the child and youth sector and to be in a position to consider a more diverse range of career opportunities than those availab...

Further Enquiries Additional Information
For more information, please contact:
Oliver Hegarty
Head of Department of Social Sciences
Tel: (090) 644 2530
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