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Social Studies Including Criminology and Addiction Studies

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Applied Social Studies 5M2181
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Duration: One Year Full-Time - September to May

Coordinator: Mariena Kelly

This Social Studies including Criminology and Addiction Studies course offers a broad introduction to the area of Social Studies. The course is designed to enable students to develop the personal qualities, knowledge, skills, and competencies required to progress and pursue a career in the community and social care sectors, either through advancement to third level, or by going directly into employment. The course combines a broad and balanced foundation in Social Studies with an exploration of a range of social issues including crime, migration, inequality, and substance use.

Sallynoggin built my confidence and knowledge and allowed me to go to university to study what I love. The teachers support you through everything and their guidance and generosity will make you feel at home. I’d really recommend the course. I wouldn’t be where I am without it!
Mórna Henehan, Graduate 2019

Education Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI level 5 award in Applied Social Studies 5M2181
UCD Social Sciences Level 8 DN700
UCD Social Policy and Sociology Level 8 DN750
UCD Psychology Level 8 DN720
UCD Arts Level 8 DN520
UCD Humanities Level 8 DN530
UCD Law Level 8 DN600
TCD Sociology / Social Policy Level 8 TR759
TCD Social Policy /Political Science Level 8 TR758
TCD Sociology/ Philosophy Level 8 TR662
TCD Political Science /Law Level 8 TR582
TCD Political Science/History Level 8 TR457
TCD Psychology Level 8 TR006
TCD Deaf Studies G Level 8 TR016
TCD Law Level 8 TR004
DCU Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation Level 8 DC238
DCU Arts-Politics Level 8 DC295
DCU Law and Society (BCL) Level 8 DC232
DCU Health & Society G Level 8 DC209
DCU International Relations Level 8 DC231
DCU Education and Training G Level 8 DC235
Maynooth University Social Science Level 8 MH107
Maynooth University Psychology Level8 MH106
Maynooth University Arts with Criminology Level 8 MH101
Maynooth University Community and Youth Work G + Level 8 MH116
Maynooth University Law and Criminology Level 8 MH502
UCC Criminology Level 8 CK113
UCC Social Science Level 8 CK102
TU Dublin City Centre Social Care G Level 8 TU996
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Applied Social Studies in Social Care G Level 7 TU791
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Applied Social Studies in Social Care G Level 8 TU991
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Community and Youth Development G Level 7 TU792
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Community Dev. &Youth Work G Level 8 TU992
TU Dublin Tallaght Applied Social Care G Level 8 TU997
Marino Institute of Education Education Studies G Level 8 CM010
IADT Applied Psychology Level 8 DL825
NCI Psychology € Level 8 NC010
Limerick IT Community and Addiction Studies G Level 8 LC 297
Dundalk IT Community Youth Work G + Level 7 DK767
Dundalk IT Social Care G Level 8 DK862
Waterford IT Applied Social Care G Level 7 WD018
Waterford IT Social Science Level 8 WD187
Waterford IT Social Care Practice G Level 8 WD192
Waterford IT Criminal Justice Studies Level 8 WD150
Waterford IT Psychology Level 8 WD163
IT Tralee Counselling with Addiction (Mature) G Level 8 TL889
  Private Colleges (Fees Payable)
DBS Social Science Level 8 DB566
DBS Applied Social Care G Level 7 DB528
DBS Applied Social Care G Level 8 DB527
DBS Psychology Level 8 DB562
DBS Law Level 8 DB568
ICHAS Counselling & Psychotherapy G Level 8 CI110
ICHAS Counselling & Psychotherapy with Addiction Studies G Level 8 CI111
ICHAS Counselling & Psychotherapy with Youth Studies G Level 8 CI112
€ Fees Payable G Garda Vetting Required + Questionnaire/ Skills Test and Interview

For a more detailed list of progression options please www.cao.ie

Course modules are reviewed annually and may be subject to change