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QQI-FET progression to Social Policy & Sociology DN750

The (opens in a new window)Bachelor of Social Science (BSocSc) Social Policy and Sociologyat University College Dublin is the premier honours degree of its kind in Ireland. It is the standard qualification for those working in policy making and social services.

If you are interested in exploring how societies, communities and families work and wish to make a difference to the world, affect cultural change, contribute to public service or corporate responsibilities then this course is for you.

How do I enter DN750 Social Policy & Sociology from a QQI-FET award?

Entry to first year Social Policy & Sociology is available on a competitive basis to applicants who present an accepted major award with Distinction (80% or better) in at least 5 components, including any components and/or results specified below.

What QQI-FET major award(s) are accepted?

Level 5 Major Awards
  • 5M5028 Applied Ecology
  • 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
  • 5M2468 Business Administration
  • 5M2102 Business Studies
  • 5M21473 Certificate in Early Learning and Care
  • 5M2786 Community Care
  • 5M3050 Community Development
  • 5M4468 Community Health Services
  • 5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks
  • 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
  • 5M5048/5M2155 Creative Media
  • 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
  • 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
  • 5M0828 eBusiness
  • 5M3635 Education and Training
  • 5M5267 Food Science
  • 5M3114 General Studies / Liberal Arts
  • 5M1995 Graphic Design
  • 5M4339 Healthcare Support
  • 5M2067 Information Processing
  • 5M1761 Intellectual Disability Practice
  • 5M2111 International Trade
  • 5M2464 Journalism
  • 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
  • 5M2073 Language and European Studies
  • 5M3789 Legal Studies
  • 5M2767 Logistics and Distribution
  • 5M2069 Marketing
  • 5M5162 Media Engineering
  • 5M0528/ 5M18518 Media Production
  • 5M2146 Multimedia Production
  • 5M2011 Music
  • 5M4349 Nursing Studies
  • 5M1997 Office Administration
  • 5M18294 Office Informatics
  • 5M2105 Retail Practice
  • 5M0529 Software Development
  • 5M5011 Tourism with Business
  • 5M5165 Trade Union Studies
  • 5M4732 Youth Work
Level 6 Major Awards
  • 6M5013 Administration
  • 6M3618 Arts Administration
  • 6M5149 Broadcasting
  • 6M4985 Business
  • 6M3674 Community Development
  • 6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
  • 6M20496 Digital Media Production
  • 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
  • 6M4978 Health Service Supervisory Management Skills
  • 6M2263 Inclusive Education and Training
  • 6M3115 Information, Advice and Advocacy
  • 6M5014 International Contact Centre Service
  • 6M4749 Leisure Facility Supervisory Management
  • 6M4587 Management
  • 6M5130 Media Production
  • 6M4385 Retail Management
  • 6M2218 Social and Vocational Integration
  • 6M0691 Software Development
  • 6M5147 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
  • 6M2115 Supervisory Management for Manufacturing
  • 6M2382 Telecommunications Access Networks Technology
  • 6M5012 Tourism and Business

What components are required?

No specific components are required, as long as you present an accepted major award with at least 5 Distinctions.

How will I be assessed?

If there are more eligible applicants than places, admission will be competitive based on (opens in a new window)QQI-FET scoring.

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