Advanced entry applications must be approved prior to registration on the course. The closing date for applications for advanced/direct entry is 5pm Friday 16August 2019.
Please note, applications for advanced/direct entry will be assessed solely on the information provided in the application documentation and applicants are therefore advised to complete the documentation fully and thoroughly.
If you are currently working in social care or have one year's full-time (or equivalent) social care experience, then the BA Social Care may be the course for you!
The Bachelor of Arts (Social Care) provides teaching of theoretical concepts applied to social care practice.
Students must satisfy Garda/Police clearance requirements. Garda clearance must be applied for through NUI Galway, regardless of whether an individual currently hold Garda clearance with another organisation.
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Year 1: The first year of the course provides a general introduction to the field of social and health studies through three course components: course modules, a seminar and work placement.
Practice Placement Practice placement is an integral component of the BA Social Care and provides the opportunity for learners to integrate theory and practice.
In line with current CORU guidance, the practice placement component of the BA Social Care is comprised of 800hrs of placement in a variety of settings over the 4 years of the programme, as such each annual placement consists of 200hrs.
Provisional timetables for year one will be available from 31Graduates of the course are employed by statutory, private and voluntary bodies and work with a variety of groups including young children, young people, older people and individuals with disabilities.
In addition, graduates of the course have gone on to pursue study on both taught and research postgraduate courses.