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BA (Hons) in Social Science


Name of Institution: QQI
Course Type: Undergraduate
Course Length: 3 years

Course Content

The BA (Hons) in Social Science programme has the following content.

Year 1

Core Modules

  • Introduction to Sociology

  • Criminology

  • Psychology for Social Science

  • Social Policy - Historical and Cultural Perspectives

  • Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods

  • Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

  • Skills for Personal Success

  • Learning to Learn in Social Sciences

Year 2

Core Modules

  • Economic Sociology

  • Exploring Political Issues in Ireland

  • Counselling Theory and Group Facilitation Skills

  • Social Care, Social Justice and the Caring Professions

  • Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Qualitative Research and Data Analysis

  • Quantitative Research and Data Analysis

  • Employability Skills

  • Social Science in Action Project

Year 3

Core Modules

  • Social Science Research Project

  • Globalisation and Culture

  • Sociology of Families, Intimacies and Personal Life

  • Social Policy - Contemporary Implementation

  • Social Policy - Poverty and Social Inclusion

  • Exploring Social Theories

  • Employability in Action

  • Lifelong Learning

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