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Applied Social Studies in Social Care

Athlone Institute of Technology

36 months
Duration
10000 EUR/year
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About

If you would like to work in a profession where you provide care, protection, support, welfare and advocacy for vulnerable or dependent individuals or groups, Applied Social Studies in Social Care at Athlone Institute of Technology will be of interest to you.

Overview

Applied Social Studies in Social Care students at Athlone Institute of Technology will experience a variety of modules and lectures to help them acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence to support society’s more vulnerable or dependent children or adults. 

A work placement (minimum of 800 hours) is a central figure of the student’s experience during the three years (9 weeks per year).This programme leads to a qualification which allows graduates to work as a professional Social Care Worker. It will equip students to find employment with different service users in a variety of care settings such as: residential child care; disability sector; youth and community, family support services; people who are homeless; Travellers; people who are drug and alcohol dependent, and older people.

Career

This programme leads to a qualification which allows graduates to work as a social care worker. It will equip students to find employment in a variety of areas such as residential care, disability services, mental health services, family support services and homelessness services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Development for Higher Education
  • Contemporary Social Care Practice 1.1
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • An Introduction to Law
  • Applied Social Care Placement 1
  • Contemporary Social Care Practice 1.2
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Interactional Approaches to Social Care 1.2.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • EEA students deadline: 1 February

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

180 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
60

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade 06 at ordinary level in five subjects in the Leaving Certificate examination. Two of these subjects must be Maths and a language (English or Irish). Note: An FL2 in Foundation Level Mathematics will be accepted as meeting the minimum Mathematics requirements for entry to this course.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed High School Diploma with good grades in Mathematics and English (average of 60%). Indian applicants must have completed Standard XII Examinations with minimum average of 60% in English and Maths. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 months.

Free Fees:

  • Be a first time undergraduates 
  • Hold EU Nationality 

Living costs for Athlone

650 - 1000 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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