BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care

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

Full Time
College Street
1 years
31 Aug 20

What is the BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care?

This one year add-on (level 8) is designed for graduates with a level 7 award who wish to further their Applied Social Studies education. It is a necessary qualification for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies.

 Note: Garda clearance is required for all students taking this course.


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Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Law for Social Care Professionals 1Law for Social Care Professionals 2
Systemic Approaches in a Social Care PracticeNarrative Approaches in Social Care Practice
Introduction to Therapeutic InterventionsUtilising & Applying Therapeutic Interventions
Social Policy ProcessesComparing Social Policies
Social Care Management & Professional Practice 1Social Care Management & Professional Practice 2
Applied Research Project 1Applied Research Project 2

Requirements for BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care:

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Graduates may take up employment by the state sector and in community-based organisations. Social care workers may work with:

  •     Children and adolescents in residential care

  •     People with learning or physical disabilities

  •     People who are homeless

  •     People with alcohol/drug dependency

  •     Families in the community

  •     Older people

  •     Recent immigrants to Ireland; and others

Follow on Study for BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care graduates

Graduates may proceed to postgraduate study, either research or taught, at WIT or other third-level Colleges.

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