QQI Social Studies Module 5N1370

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Price: € 295
Duration: 4-6 weeks
Distance Learning

Course description

Course Objectives

Become familiar with sociological concepts

Develop an understanding of your position as an individual, a family member and as part of a community

Become familiar with the major economic, cultural and social structures that make up our society and their effects

Recognise how economic, political, cultural and social structures are related and interdependent

Understand the impact of discrimination on individuals and groups in society

Examine critically contemporary social issues

Acquire basic research skills

Increase your effectiveness in life and work through understanding social issues


Assessment Structure

Examination (Theory-Based) 50%

Project 50%


Entry Requirements

National Vocational Certificate Level 4 OR Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences


Course Syllabus

Process of socialisation

Agencies of socialisation

Social stratification and inequality in society


Cultural family groupings

Changes in the family unit

Research skills and techniques

Factors affecting health and well-being

Structure of the Irish health Service

Health service entitlements and access in Ireland

Role of the healthcare worker

Working in the community

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