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.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Law for Social Care Professionals 1||Law for Social Care Professionals 2|
|Systemic Approaches in a Social Care Practice||Narrative Approaches in Social Care Practice|
|Introduction to Therapeutic Interventions||Utilising & Applying Therapeutic Interventions|
|Social Policy Processes||Comparing Social Policies|
|Social Care Management & Professional Practice 1||Social Care Management & Professional Practice 2|
|Applied Research Project 1||Applied Research Project 2|
Requirements for BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care:
Applications are accepted from graduates who have successfully completed the BA in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (level 7) (WD018) or equivalent.
Entry is subject to availability of places.
Places are offered on the programme subject to satisfactory Garda Vetting clearance.
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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
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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