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Applied Social Studies in Social Care, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
Applied Social Studies in Social Care at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown   graduates can practice as social care workers in a variety of work places, including residential and day services for children; agencies which work with people who are marginalised and disadvantaged; and residential and day services for those with a disability. 
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Overview

Career opportunities

Social care involves working with marginalised or disadvantaged people in a caring, compassionate and non-judgemental way. 

Graduates at the Applied Social Studies in Social Care at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown may work with children and adolescents in residential child care, people with intellectual disabilities, people accessing homeless services, people with alcohol or drug dependency, families in the community, the aged, asylum seekers or refuges and other marginalised groups.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Skills for Success in Higher Education
  • Introduction to Disability Studies
  • Introduction to Creative Studies
  • Professional Practice - Context

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate applicants will require a grade O6/H7 in five subjects, these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.
  • Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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