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Undergraduate BA (APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES)

Qualification: BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: APPSS
CAO/PAC code: n/a
Points: n/a
QQI: No
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The BA (Applied Social Studies) is a one-year progression programme for candidates who have already attained the requisite standard in a Level 7 professional programme (including supervised fieldwork practice) in community development, youth work, social care or a cognate professional area. Applicants should normally have achieved second class honours or a “merit” grade or equivalent in a relevant Diploma, National Diploma or Ordinary Degree award, which must have a value of at least 120 credits on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Minor awards with insufficient ECTS credits are not eligible.

The BA (Applied Social Studies) consists of 60 ECTS credits.

The programme offers advanced study in:

  • Professional Practitioner Development
  • Irish and European Social Policy
  • Social Inequalities and Social Change
  • Environment, Sustainability and Social Justice
  • Research Skills for Policy and Practice
  • Interagency and Multi-Professional Collaboration and Partnership

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