HDip Social Policy
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- Tution Fees : €13,000
- Application Fees : €0
- University : University College Cork
- Course Duration : 1 Year
- Academic Course Level : Level 8
- Location : Cork
- Scholarship : 0
University College Cork
Higher Diploma in Social Policy
The Higher Diploma in Social Policy is a conversion course giving a foundation in the field of social policy for graduates who do not hold a social science degree. It can be studied full time as a one year course or part time over two years (by day).
The course sets social policy in the context of the social sciences. The course is particularly relevant to those who want to apply for professional postgraduate courses in social work, e.g. Master of Social Work.
You will study core modules on topics including the evolution of the welfare state, poverty and social exclusion, social policy and social theory, and housing and homelessness. Additionally, you will choose three optional modules from the areas of social science and social work, community development, youth policy, mental health, education, sexuality, planning, and developmental psychology.
|Where first division is awarded at 60%, a grade of 66-74% or where first division is awarded at 65% a grade of 70-79%. IELTS: 6.5 minimum individual sections 5.5|
|This is the only higher diploma social policy course in Ireland that combines intensive seminar immersion with the opportunity for field visits to countries such as France, Italy, Germany, and Sweden. Skills and Careers Information The Higher Diploma in Social Policy gives you a foundation in the study of the welfare state and the social services. It is a conversion course for those who don’t hold a social science degree, but wish to apply for the Master of Social Work course. The course also prepares you for entry to other postgraduate courses in the School of Applied Social Studies, UCC, e.g. social policy, planning, youth and community work, social services administration and child care.|