In the Applied Social Care (Hons) degree from the Atlantic Technological University. you will learn about the multiple causes of social oppression and ways of working with people with a variety of needs so they can be healthy, resilient and free contributors to a caring society.
Social care is about liberating people to achieve a better world. This degree is underpinned by an educational philosophy based on dialogue and lived experience. We have a dedicated full-time placement coordinator who works closely with students to ensure the best possible placement experience. The small class sizes help enrich students’ understanding of what is involved in an authentic and therapeutic relationship driven by a person-centred approach toward independence and care.
Students may choose to work in a variety of diverse fields such as:
Family Support and Youth
Mental Health Services
Community & Voluntary Organisations
Public Sector Organisations
Social Care Work is now regulated by CORU under the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005. Students who wish to use the professional title of 'Social Care Worker' must register with CORU after completing their studies.
- Reflective Personal Development
- Group Activities for Social Care Practitioners
- Pedagogical Practice and Social Care
- Developmental Psychology
- Professional Practice and Communication Skills in Applied Social Care
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesSocial Work Public Health View 56 other Bachelors in Public Health in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.
International6950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA819 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.