Course Description

Applied Social Studies (QQI Level 5 course)



This is a one-year full time Applied Social Studies programme offering an introduction to the theory and practice of social studies and psychology aiming to increase awareness of the practical applications of social and psychological theory.

What will I study?

  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Human Growth & Development (5N1279)
  • Intercultural Studies (5N0765)
  • Psychology (5N0754)
  • Social Studies (5N1370)
  • Substance Use Issues for Youth Work (5N2176)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Young People & Society (5N2002)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategorySocial Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Major Award Certificate in Applied Social Studies (5M2181)
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date31st May 2024
Course Duration39 weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). QQI Level 4 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent. Mature applicant route available. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including verbal and written command of the English language. Common European Framework B1 or equivalent required. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathStudents will have a solid knowledge base for further studies in many vocational areas within the caring professions at degree level.
Phone0667149696
Course Code369294
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