L8 BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (60 Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)Applied Social Studies in Social Care

Code:
HSSSC
Delivery:
Part Time
Level:
8
Campus:
College Street
Duration:
15 months
Credits:
60 ECTS

Online applications for this programme are now closed.

If you wish to make an application or for further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk [email protected] or 051 302040.

This 15 month add-on (level 8) is designed for graduates with a level 7 award who wish to further their Applied Social Studies education. This course provides an opportunity for participants to develop knowledge  and skill in key areas such as management and is a necessary qualification  for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies.

 Delivery

15 months, 4 modules per semester, 1 day per week ( Wednesday 9-5pm) 

Qualification

BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (60 credits, Level 8)

Cost 

€190 per 5 credit module

Bursary scheme 

€145 per 5 credit module (subject to eligibity)

 

Further Information

Maebh Savage, [email protected] 

Assessment

Exam and Continuous Assessment  (may include essay, project or presentation,  portfolio and/or Supervisor Report)

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Law for Social Care Professionals 1Law for Social Care Professionals 2
Introduction to Therapeutic InterventionsSystematic Approaches in a Social Care Practice
Social Policy ProcessesComparing Social Policies
Social Care Management & Professional Practice 1Applied Research Project 1
Practice 1
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Applied Research 2
Narrative Approaches in Social Care Practice
Utilizing and Applying Therapeutic Interventions
Social Care Management & Professional Practice 2

Entry Requirements

Given there are limited places available on this course, applicants must:

• Have completed the part-time degree in social care through the Dept. of Lifelong Learning in WIT or have a level 7 degree in Applied  Social Studies in Social Care

• Currently work in a social care setting or have recently worked in a social care setting

• Satisfy the institutes Garda vetting and Fitness to Practice process

• Be aged 23 or over

Applied Social Studies in Social Care Careers

There are a wide range of pathways available to graduates. Progression routes for part-time students   are similar to those followed by full-time students, although many of the part-time learners are already   employed throughout these varied settings.  This course provides an opportunity for participants to   develop knowledge and skills in key areas such as management and is a necessary qualification   for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies either research or taught, at WIT or other third-level    Colleges.

A number of graduates of the part-time degree progressed to set up their own businesses   using innovative models of care. Their work practices reflect a blending of their life experiences, both   personal and professional, and the knowledge gained whilst completing their degree.

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