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Applied Social Studies

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Moate Business College
Fee: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Time: One Academic Year
Course Locations: Westmeath
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

 

APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES (5M2181)

The overall aim of the course is to introduce the learner to the area of sociology and social studies.  Thsi programme will provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their understnding, awareness,knowledge, research and study skills and competance in the area of Applied Social Studies so that they may proceed to work in the social care sector or progress to further or higher study.  

COURSE CONTENT

Human Growth and Development, Work Experience, Social Studies, Care Support, Communications, Psychology, Young people and Society and Intercultural. 

WORKSHOPS/FIELD TRIPS

Team Building and Leadership
Manual Handling
Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Family Resource Centre
Suicide Awareness
Mental Health
Community Police
The Travelling Community
 

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THIS COURSE

Moate Business College
6M4978 Advanced Certificate in Health Services Supervisory Management  Skills(Level 6)

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL664 Higher Certificate in Arts in Applied Social Studies in Social Care (Level 6)
AL680 BA Honours in Social Care Practice(Level 8)

Waterford Institute of Technology
WD124 Health Promotion (Level 8)
WD192 Social Care Practice (Level 8)

Tralee Institute of Technology
TL782 BA Youth and Community Work Practice (Level 7) Institute of Technology Sligo
SG243 Social Care Practice (Level 8)
SG435 Health Science and Physiology (Level 7)

GMIT
GA879 Applied Social Studies (Castlebar) (Level 7)

Carlow Institute of Technology
CW758 Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (Level 8)
CW768 Social and Community Studies (Level 8)
CW788 Youth and Community Work (Level 8)

*Qualified applicants can apply for direct entry to year 2 of related courses

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

On successful completion of the Level 5 Applied Social Studies Programme, students may seek employment in the field of Community Development or Health and Social Care.  They can also apply through the CAO and UCAS

CERTIFICATION

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Applied Social Studies - 5M2181


Applications are especially welcome from mature students

 

GRANTS

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie

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