This three-year BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology degree is a Joint Major in Social Policy and Sociology. This degree was previously named the BSocSc in Social
Science. Graduates often progress to further study to become social workers and related professions.
Entry to the first year of Social Policy and Sociology (DN750) is available on a competitive basis to students who have attained the relevant awards with the required modules and results. The accepted awards and required modules are in the two groups outlined below.
Pass in the following QQI-FET Level 5 awards with distinctions (80% or better) in a minimum of 5 modules:
|DCHSX or 5M4468||Community Health Services|
The award must include distinction in 3 of the following modules (subject to approval this requirement may be removed for 2018 - update to follow shortly):
|B20004 or 5N1351||Behavioural Studies|
|D20032 or 5N1279||Human Growth and Development|
|E20169 or 5N0765||Intercultural Studies|
|B20132||Legal Studies||OR||5N1394||Legal Practice and Procedures|
|E20008 or 5N1298||Media Analysis|
|G20022 or 5N1837||Political Studies|
Pass in any one of the following QQI-FET Level 5 awards with distinctions in a minimum of 5 modules:
|EASSX or 5M2181||Applied Social Studies|
The award must include distinction in the following module:
|G20031 or 5N1370||Social Studies|