Level 5

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
5M3114 Forensics & CyberSecurity FTPsychology and Social Studies
5M3114 Forensics, Criminology & Psychology FTPsychology and Social Studies
5M2181 Applied Social Studies FTPsychology and Social Studies
5M2181 Psychology & Social Studies FTPsychology and Social Studies
5M2181

Applied Social Studies

Full time

For full details of a programme click individual course link above.

Aim

These courses lead to Applied Social Studies QQI level 5 5M2181.  The courses introduces the student to the area of social care in a variety of settings.  It develops the core skills and knowledge to practice safely in caring for people with a range of social care needs.  Integral to this course is the development of empathy and understanding when working with people in a variety of care environments.

Core Modules
  • Communications
  • Research & Study Skills
  • Math
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Work Experience
  • Criminology
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Social Studies
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Word Processing
  • Psychology
Elective Modules
  • Database Methods
  • Network Essentials
  • Information & Communication Systems
  • The Internet
  • Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Care Support
  • Young People and Society
  • Working with Groups

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Level 6

RefCourse titleFT/PTHubElectives
6M3674 Community Development FTPsychology and Social Studies
6M3674

Community Development

Full time
Core Modules
  • Communications
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Community Development Practice
  • Action Research
  • Social Analysis
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Group Work Theory & Practice
  • Community Development Theory
Elective Modules

    Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

    Psychology and Social Studies Hub General Information
    Progression Examples
    On completing this course successful applicants can make an informed choice about working or studying further in the vocational areas of applied psychology and social studies.

    Graduates who achieve the required standard may also progress to further studies to Institutes of Technology and Universities.  Examples of progression courses include:

    NUIM, MH107 Social Science
    IT Tallaght, TA025 Social Care Practice
    DCU, DC209 Health & Society
    NCI, NC010 Psychology
    IADT – BA Hons. in Social Care Practice (TA025)
    IT Carlow – BA in Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (CW717)