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Applied Social Studies | 5M2181

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Applied Social Studies 5M2181

This 1 year, full-time foundation programme is for learners who wish to develop an understanding of various aspects of social issues in our community today. It will equip learners to find employment in a social care setting or to progress to Higher Education.

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Typical Modules

Work Experience
Human Growth And Development
Social Studies
Intercultural Studies
Equality And Disability
Word Processing
Entry Requirements
Employment Opportunities

• Education: NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme. CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English.  Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway.  Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

• Award holders may be qualified to work as professional carers in social, health or communities. Some organisations require additional modules to be completed.
• Universities, Institutes of Technology/Technological Universities and other Colleges will be offering opportunities for further studies. Please check with the individual Admissions Offices of any institution you are interested in attending or visit www.cao.ie

LCFE Funding