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Child, Family and Community Studies

Technological University Dublin

24 months
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2835 EUR/year
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About

This Child, Family and Community Studies programme from Technological University Dublin, will be of interest to graduates of early education, social care, psychology, sociology, community studies and related disciplines, as well as professionals in the broad social services delivery area (example, social work, youth work, teaching, community work, early education, family support work).

Overview

The overall aim of the Masters is to examine how human capacity can be enhanced across the lifespan in the socio-educational sector. It will provide participants with a critical understanding of concepts and approaches to enabling individuals and groups to realise their potential as human persons and participative communities. 

The Child, Family and Community Studies programme from Technological University Dublin, aims to educate students to high levels of contemporary theoretical awareness in fields central to social services provision and to create an atmosphere of rigorous academic enquiry and writing.

Career opportunities

Many participants on the MA in Child, Family and Community Studies already have practice experience and use the MA to develop their careers in different directions or to move in to management roles. 

Graduates have gone on to work in a variety of sectors including development and policy work in social care, early childhood education and the voluntary care sector. It is not necessary to have prior professional experience, however, to find the programme beneficial for career development.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Perspective on Child, Family and Community
  • Equality, diversity and intercultural practice
  • Transitions across the Lifespan
  • Management Issues in Child, Family and Community Services
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold a second class honours bachelor degree, higher division (2.1) or higher in the area of social care, early education, social sciences, psychology, sociology, youth and community studies or cognate discipline.
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements, but who have significant professional or vocational experience in child, family and community services shall also be considered. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2835 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2835 EUR per year during 24 months.

Funding

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