Sociology & Politics

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Sociology & Politics
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG248
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 3 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+As an exception to the normal minimum entry requirements set out on below, Mathematics is not a requirement for this programme.

Honours Degree/level 8

Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.
Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics and...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

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A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

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Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (gce As, A2, Avce, Double Award, Btec) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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Number of Places 20
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content Programme Description:
Dividing their time between sociology and politics, students develop an in-depth understanding of the forces that create and sustain the political and social world and the inequity that exists within them. By the end of the programme, students will have acquired a comprehensive understanding of both subject areas and be able to apply them to work and life situations.
Subjects Taught

Expand+Course Structure:
Year One: Students cover a number of compulsory modules that lay the foundations for both subjects. They also choose between a number of elective modules.

Year Two: Students explore specific areas of sociology, including conte...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Graduates pursue a wide range of careers in advocacy roles, non-governmental organisations, public sector jobs, community development, social policy, national and local government and teaching – following additional postgradua...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 282
2018 279
2017 298