Students are awarded a Diploma in Community and Family Studies upon successful completion of the first 2 years of the programme and a Bachelor of Arts in Community and Family Studies on completion of the 4-year cycle.
This course is designed to enable participants to further develop and enhance their understanding, knowledge and skills relevant to family and community work practice and policy in Ireland or abroad. The main focus of the Degree course is on Community and Family studies and it examines community development, family support, adolescence, childcare, health, political and general socio-economic studies.
This course was developed in response to the continuing education needs of personnel working in community/voluntary and state sectors actively supporting community and family life in a rapidly changing society. It is an interdisciplinary course drawing upon selected components of Sociology, Politics, Community Development, Family Studies and Law.
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