CAO Code LY978
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Health & Social Care (Ageing & Care)

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)
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
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
Welfare Provision & Dementia Care Mandatory 10 5
8 Wellbeing in Ageing Mandatory 5 3
The Rights of the Older Person 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

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186303

Head of Department Dr Louise McBride
Email: nursingandhealthstudies@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186308

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