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Social studies (or social science) refers to the study of the various fields which explore past, current, and future human behaviour and interactions. It covers topics such as economics, politics, geography, psychology, and sociology .
Students are given a broad grounding in social policy, sociology, psychology, economics and philosophy. There is a fieldwork project during the second year and a social analysis/dissertation project during the third year.
Careers or Further Progression...
Community care work, social worker with Government Departments or Health Boards, Community Care Organisations.
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Mary Ita Heffernan is a Social Worker who works for the HSE in Kilkenny. After completing her Leaving Certificate she did a degree in Social Science and a Masters in Social Work. This led to a National Qualification in Social Work which is the only recognised qualification to be a practitioner in Social Work.