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BA in Social Studies


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

Course Content

The BA in Social Studies programme has the following content.

Year 1

Core Modules

  • Foundations of Sociology

  • IT and Social Studies Project

  • Social Policy- Cultural Ideology

  • Introduction to Social Care Practice

  • Psychology for Social Studies

  • Skills for Personal Success in Social Studies

  • Learning to Learn in Social Studies

Year 2

Core Modules

  • Youth and Children Studies

  • Sociology of Ireland

  • Health Studies

  • Contemporary Social Policy

  • Foundation Quantitative Research Methods

  • Foundation Qualitative Research Methods

  • Employability and Skills for Social Studies

Year 3

Core Modules

  • Political and Economic Issues for Social Studies

  • Interpersonal Communication: Group Facilitation and Counselling

  • Crime, Society and Irish Law

  • Gender and Sexuality

  • Computing for Qualitative Research

  • Computing for Quantitative Research

  • Career Discovery in Action

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