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Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Social Studies


Course Description

This new one-year online programme aims to provide graduates from all disciplines with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the need for effective implementable social policies. This programme considers prevalent contemporary societal challenges and examines the complex inter-relationships between social security, health, crime, family violence, inequality and discrimination. Students completing this course will gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing policy-makers in attempting to be part of the solution. Students will complete modules on Criminology, Family and Society, Contemporary Social Debates, as well as introductions to Social Policy, Disability Studies and Social Work.

Entry Requirements

The programme is open to graduates from all disciplines who are interested in converting to the field of applied social studies. Successful applicants will hold a level 8 degree in any subject at a minimum of Upper Second Class Honours degree (2.2).

Course Fees

Price: EU students: €5,000 Non-EU students: €10,000. Plus application fee: €35 (to be paid online)


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