Progression from QQI-FET Social Policy and Sociology

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.

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How do I get in by this route?

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.


Awards A

What awards are acceptable?

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

What modules are required?

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

Awards B

What Awards are acceptable?

Pass in any one of the following QQI-FET Level 5 awards with distinctions in a minimum of 5 modules:

ELAXX Liberal Arts
5M3114 General Studies
EASSX or 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
5M4732 Youth Work
5M3050 Community Development
5M2786 Community Care

What modules are required?

The award must include distinction in the following module:

G20031 or 5N1370 Social Studies

How will I be assessed?

If there are more applicants than places, it will be competitive amongst eligible applicants based on QQI-FET scoring.

 

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All students must comply with the general regulations of the university