CAO Code LY018
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Health & Social Care (General)

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

Our Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Health & Social Care with degree award options: Aging & Care or Disability Studies or Health & Social Care (General) is a four year programme where you will develop the necessary skills for a fulfilling career in healthcare.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

Health & Social Care (Common Entry)
7 Research for Evidence Based Practice Mandatory 10 4
Professional Practice Skills Mandatory 5 3
Practice Placement 3 Elective 5 30
Independent Learning Project Elective 5 30
Social Policy & Economics Mandatory 10 5
8 Therapeutic Interventions in Social Care Mandatory 5 3
Anti-discriminatory Practice Mandatory 10 4
Addiction Studies Mandatory 10 4
Management and Leadership Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards


EU Fees:
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186306 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr. Nigel McKelvey
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186404

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Early Education & Social Studies