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Full time September PGDip 2 years full time
Social Work (32) Sociology (33)

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The Social Work Studies PGDip is a two-year full-time course that combines academic study with fieldwork placements. Accredited by the Health and Social Care Professionals Council, this programme leads to an academic qualification and eligibility to register as a social worker in Ireland and internationally. The course covers modules in social work theory, skills, social policy, and specific areas like child and family welfare and mental health. You'll develop knowledge in social systems and human behavior, social policy, and social justice. Practice placements are integral, and you'll undertake a variety of assessments. Entry requires a Third Class Honours degree or equivalent. Graduates are highly sought-after in various social work settings.

About the course

The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Studies (NFQ Level 9) is a two-year full-time course that combines academic study with fieldwork placements. This programme is approved by CORU. The course leads to an academic qualification and you will be eligible to register as a social worker with regulatory bodies in Ireland (CORU) and internationally.

Prospective applicants should also check the School of Applied Social Studies page for further

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Entry Requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Studies (CKC06) is confined to a limited number of students holding a BSocSc (Hons) Degree with an overall result of at least a Third Class Honours or its equivalent, such as (but not limited to) the BA in Early Years and Childhood Studies, BA Hons in Applied Social Studies in Social Care, or graduates with a conversion course, i.e. the Higher Diploma in Social Policy (or its equivalent)

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Fees

EU Fee (Full-time): €6,975
Non EU Fee (Full-time): €19,200

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At UCC, we understand there is more than one way to achieve your goals which is why we are committed to making quality university education accessible to everyone. UCC specialises in preparing both domestic and international students for successful university study by offering a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a university degree. Selection is based on academic merit, previous experience as well as research potential.

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A long list of opportunities for both domestic and international applications, as well as travel funding for current students, can be found on this site. As students may be eligible for more than one scholarship or bursary, we encourage them to explore the website and submit multiple applications if applicable.

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