Social Studies 48 months Undergraduate Program By Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin |Top Universities
Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

28,250 EURTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Social WorkMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Social Work

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

The B.S.S. is a professional degree designed for students who wish to become social workers and who believe they have the personal attributes and motivation for social work. This degree combines an academic social science degree with professional social work training. B.S.S. degree graduates are eligible to apply for registration with CORU (Irish Social Work Registration Board) and once registered can access employment in a wide range of social work posts in Ireland. Graduates can also apply for registration in the UK and internationally. Social work is a profession concerned with supporting and helping people in a variety of situations and settings. People who use social work services include young and adult offenders, children, families, older people, people with mental and physical illness and disability, homeless people, unemployed people, ethnic groups, Travellers and people with drug and alcohol problems. Ultimately, social work aims to support people to live more successfully, within their communities, by helping them to find solutions to their problems.

Program overview

Main Subject

Social Work

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Study Mode

On Campus

The B.S.S. is a professional degree designed for students who wish to become social workers and who believe they have the personal attributes and motivation for social work. This degree combines an academic social science degree with professional social work training. B.S.S. degree graduates are eligible to apply for registration with CORU (Irish Social Work Registration Board) and once registered can access employment in a wide range of social work posts in Ireland. Graduates can also apply for registration in the UK and internationally. Social work is a profession concerned with supporting and helping people in a variety of situations and settings. People who use social work services include young and adult offenders, children, families, older people, people with mental and physical illness and disability, homeless people, unemployed people, ethnic groups, Travellers and people with drug and alcohol problems. Ultimately, social work aims to support people to live more successfully, within their communities, by helping them to find solutions to their problems.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

1250+
27+
6.5+
63+
90+
180+
To qualify for admission to Trinity College Dublin, students must: Meet the minimum matriculation requirements; Meet the age requirement; Meet English language requirements; Satisfy course specific requirements; Satisfy any additional requirements or restrictions as detailed on the University web page; and Meet competitive standards for admission to the course. Do check with the University for more information on Entry Requirements.
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

8,371 EUR
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International Students

28,250 EUR
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As Ireland’s leading university, the pursuit of excellence through research, scholarship and teaching is at the heart of a Trinity education. Trinity students receive outstanding academic and personal support throughout their time here. We aim to ensure all our students have a positive experience as we educate them to be global citizens and we are proud that undergraduate students continue to come here in significant numbers from around the world. 

The ‘Trinity Student Experience’ is a chance of a lifetime for personal development in the broadest sense – in tutorials, labs and libraries and through sports clubs, societies, volunteering and entrepreneurship accelerator programmes. Trinity offers students an unparalleled experience, with 120 societies and 50 sports clubs. The Trinity student experience provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation.

When it comes to choosing a university, there is a lot to consider. By choosing Trinity, you can be sure you’ve taken your first step to a successful career. For further information on studying at Trinity visit: www.tcd.ie/study.

Courses

We offer a wide variety of undergraduate degree programmes across our three faculties: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. Many courses include optional modules, to help you tailor your degree to suit your interests, incorporating additional elements such as study abroad, innovation, internships or quantitative research methods.  These practical experiences help further boost your skills and enhance employability

An undergraduate course normally lasts for four years. We have many courses in diverse areas of study including:

  • Arts, humanities and social sciences
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Law
  • Medicine, nursing, and health sciences
  • Pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  • Sciences


For a full list of courses visit: www.tcd.ie/courses/undergraduate

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees vary by course and length taken to complete. Please note fees are subject to change. Most undergraduate courses last four years. For a full list of course fees please visit: www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/fees-and-payments.

Trinity categorises students as either Irish/EU or non-EU international. Most international applicants apply as non-EU international students. Fee status is based on residency, not citizenship. You can determine your fee status here: www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/fees-and-payments.

An online application fee of €55 per course applied for is required for all courses. Please note the online application fee is non-refundable.

Scholarships

Funding opportunities for undergraduate students are detailed at: www.tcd.ie/study/undergraduate/scholarships-funding 

Trinity offers a number of scholarship opportunities specifically for international students each year. Find out more about these on our International Scholarships page at: www.tcd.ie/study/international/scholarships 

Contact us

Find out more at www.tcd.ie/study

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At Ireland’s leading university, the pursuit of excellence through research, scholarship and teaching is at the heart of a Trinity education. Trinity students receive outstanding academic and personal support throughout their time here. The University is recognised as one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities and our researchers have an exceptional publication record and strong record of grant success. 

Our professors with whom you will work are inspiring thought-leaders in their fields. Our facilities, both curricular and extra-curricular are second to none. Our graduates are outstanding, are held in high esteem by employers and have made an enormous impact in national and global life. We would be thrilled to welcome you into this vibrant, scholarly community where you will be fulfilled both academically and personally in your postgraduate study. At Trinity we aim to ensure all our students have a positive experience as we educate them to be global citizens and we are proud that postgraduate students continue to come here in significant numbers from around the world. For further information on studying at Trinity visit: www.tcd.ie/study

Courses

Trinity College Dublin offers a range of taught Masters and Doctoral programmes across all the major disciplines including the arts and humanities, business, law, engineering, science, maths and health sciences. Find out more at www.tcd.ie/courses/postgraduate 

Research 

Our research continues to address issues of global societal and economic importance. Trinity has developed 19 broad-based multidisciplinary research themes that cut across disciplines and facilitate world-leading research and collaboration within the University and with colleagues around the world.  Find out more about Trinity’s Research Themes at: www.tcd.ie/research/themes  

Trinity is also home to 5 leading flagship research institutes:

  • Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI)
  • Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN)
  • Trinity Translational Medical Institute (TTMI)
  • Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute (TLRH)
  • Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN)


Trinity is the first and only Irish university to join the prestigious ranks of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), Europe’s leading network of research-intensive universities and brings together global experts across all disciplines to offer an exceptional educational experience centred on a research inspired curriculum. Full details regarding Trinity’s research institutes, centres and themes are available at www.tcd.ie/research


Support Services

As a Trinity student you will receive outstanding academic and personal support throughout their time here. Supports for postgraduates include the Graduate Students’ Union, a Careers Service to support you in seeking employment and an Alumni Career Network to support you after graduation. Find out more at: www.tcd.ie/careers


Fees and Funding

Tuition fees vary by programme and length taken to complete. Please note fees are subject to change. Most postgraduate Masters programmes last one year. For a full list of course fees please visit: www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/fees-and-payments. Trinity categorises students as either Irish/EU or non-EU international. Most international applicants apply as non-EU international students. Fee status is based on residency, not citizenship. You can determine your fee status here: www.tcd.ie/academicregistry/fees-and-payments. An online application fee of €55 per course applied for is required for all courses. Please note the online application fee is non-refundable.


Scholarships

Funding opportunities for postgraduate students are detailed at: www.tcd.ie/study/postgraduate/scholarships-funding.Trinity offers a number of scholarship opportunities specifically for international students each year. Find out more about these on our International Scholarships page at: www.tcd.ie/study/international/scholarships/ 


Contact us

Find out more at www.tcd.ie/study

E: [email protected].

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