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Applied Social Studies (QQI LEVEL 5) | CC014 (12 weeks)

Course Overview

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QQI LEVEL 5 MINOR AWARD IN SOCIAL STUDIES 5N1370
Course Code:
CC014 | THURS 19.00-21.30
Fees:
€250

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to develop an understanding of all aspects of social issues.

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Programme Description
  • Demonstrate an understanding of sociology
  • The process of socialisation and the agents of socialisation
  • Social stratification in Irish society i.e. class, gender, race/ethnicity
  • The impact of discrimination on individuals in society
  • Role and function of the family as a social unit
  • Exercise initiative and independence by investigating the experience of discrimination/ discriminating practices encountered
  • Learn to design appropriate survey methods e.g. questionnaires, interviews, observation
  • Investigate strategies to deal with unfamiliar social problems
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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.