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Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Science 3 year full time course in Waterford Institute of Technology

The BA (Hons) Social Science is a multi-disciplinary three year course. In times of rapid social and economic change, this programme offer students the opportunity to understand and critically analyse contemporary Irish society and Ireland’s place in an increasingly globalised world.This course draws on core Social Science disciplines such as; Social Policy, Sociology, Psychology, Economics and Politics, with an emphasis on Social Research and Social Studies in Context.The implications of and responses to social problems for marginalised and vulnerable members of society are central to this programme.

Special Feature of the Course

Students are offered an opportunity to take elective modules in Semesters, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Students may elect from a wide range of modules such as Human Resource Management, Personal & Professional Development; Social Care, Psychology & Crime, Probation and Youth Work and Law.

The programme is structured to provide students with the opportunity to gain a solid academic foundation in a range of related disciplines. The programme is also structured to enable students to develop their critical understanding of the applied nature of social science, and the importance of social research in critical inquiry and analysis of contemporary society.

The programme emphasises the importance of inter-disciplinarity. These pillars of learning (theory, application, research and integration) are the focus of this programme.

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www.wit.ie/courses/school/humanities/department_of_applied_arts/ba_hons_social_science

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Emailappliedarts@wit.ie
  • Websitewww.wit.ie
  • Category Social Care, Soc. Science, Social,Childcare and Community
  • Location Co. Waterford

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Social Science
  • By Sandra Healy
  • Email: shealy@wit.ie

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