Awards
Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Stages : 3
NFQ Level: 7
Programme Credits: 10
Department: Humanities
 

Stage Schedules

Stage 1

Elective Regulation
In order to progress to Stage 2, learners must have 80% attendance, and a mark of not less than 40%, in the module Preparation for Professional Practice.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SKLS H1403 Creative Skills
RECH H1402 Communications, Research & Study Skills
PRTCH1411 Professional Development for Social Care Practice
SOCL H1415 Introduction to Psychology
SOCL H1419 Introduction to Social Care
SOCL H1R84 Introduction to Sociology and Social Policy
SOCL H1437 Health, Wellbeing and Nutrition
 

Stage 2

Elective Regulation
First Aid is graded on a Pass/Fail basis and does not contribute to the GPA. Block Supervised Professional Practice 1 of 400 hours must be completed. In order to progress to Stage 3, learners must have 80% attendance in the preparatory practice workshops, and a mark of not less than 40% in the module Supervised Professional Practice 1. Learners who fail the work placement element of the Supervised Professional Practice module shall be provided with one repeat opportunity in the next academic year, where IT Carlow is satisfied with the learner’s fitness and preparedness to practice. Students may EXIT at this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Arts in Applied Social Studies (Embedded Exit Award), provided they have achieved the required level 6 learning outcomes. Academic Regulations apply.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
LAWS H2408 Legal Studies 1
SOCL H2725 Protection of Children & Vulnerable Persons
STUD H4R01 Disability Studies
STUD H4R02 Ageing Studies
PRTCH2414 Supervised Professional Practice 1
SOCL H2422 Cognitive & Social Psychology
SOCL H2R51 Sociology 2
 

Stage 3

Elective Regulation
Block Supervised Professional Practice 2 of 400 hours must be completed. In order to be eligible for the Award, learners must have 80% attendance in the preparatory placement workshops and a mar of not less than 40% for the module Supervised Professional Practice 2. Learners who fail the work placement element of the Supervised Professional Practice module shall be provided with one repeat opportunity in the next academic year, where IT Carlow is satisfied with the learner’s fitness and preparedness to practice. Learners must also have completed 500 hours placement over the course of their programme of study
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
LAWS H3414 Legal Studies 2
RECH H3R14 Social Research Studies
SOCL H3415 Alternative to Home Care
MGMT H3432 Management for Social Care
PRTCH3410 Supervised Professional Practice 2
SKLS H3402 Creative Skills 2
SOCL H3414 Abnormal Psychology
SOCL H4R24 Children & Families