About Program

The BA (Hons) in Social Care course is a full-time, level 8 course of four-years duration. Learning and teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, group discussions and both individual and group projects. Active participation, role-play, peer-learning and exploration of topics in the classroom through teacher-led and student-led discussions all form part of the teaching and learning strategies that students are expected to engage in.

Please Note: In order to fulfil, the learning and teaching requirements of the course, students will be asked to participate in role-play activities. Furthermore, students on the course are subject to fitness to practise regulations and must adhere to an attendance policy.

In order to attend work placements, students must meet Garda Vetting, vaccination, manual handling, and first aid training requirements.

Education Level

Bachelor Degree (S1)

Study Area

Social Sciences

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Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is the focal point for higher education and research in Ireland's north-east. The campus is located at the Belfast-Dublin economic corridor's epicentre, just 60 minutes away from Dublin and Belfast. It is an area with significant importance due to its growing population and strong economic links between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The compact campus offers the best of both worlds. Along with excellent facilities and services, our beautiful green campus is within easy reach of the bustling town centre of Dundalk, the second largest town in the country. DkIT is the only higher education institution in Ireland with a fully functional wind turbine that generates enough electricity to support 50% of the Institute's annual consumption.

Dundalk is a town famous for its eclectic music scene. From traditional Irish music sessions in local pubs to gigs from up-and-coming performers in intimate venues, music lovers will be in their element.

The region is steeped in innovating and enterprise and has developed a robust business community comprised of impressive start-ups, high-performing SMEs and major multinationals.

DkIT is known for its holistic support for international student. From academic merits to free accommodation, Dkit is dedicated to continuously providing the best student services.

Unique Selling Point

1. Quality and Practical Education

2. Free accommodation and Scholarship

3. Convenient and affordable location



Dundalk Institute of Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology Dublin Road Dundalk Co. Louth A91 K584


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