Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences in Ireland

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences()
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Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences

  •  National University of Ireland, Galway  
    Course Outline:
    YEAR ONE:
    Introducing the Social Sciences
    Introduction to Sociology and Political Science
    Principles of Geography
    Digital Citizenship
    Introduction to Economic and Social Policy
    Digital Skills for the Social Sciences.

    YEAR TWO:
    In addition to further developing their critical understanding of key areas of the social sciences, students will focus on problem-centred learning and will undertake research methods courses aimed at tackling current and future societal challenges and learn how to use key social scientific technology tools. Year Two will also entail an international fieldtrip in semester two.

    YEAR THREE:
    A choice of modules in semester one will be followed by a work-based internship in semester two (January–May). The programme’s dedicated placement team will coordinate and attempt to place each individual student with their chosen organisation, agency, business sector or industry thus tailoring their training and experience to meet the students preferred career pathway. Students will also undertake a module in career development and readiness.
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    YEAR FOUR
    Students will again select modules in year fur that align to their preferred career or further educational pathway, and students will also be paired with an academic supervisor to design, develop and undertake a research project, with a strong focus on publishing their finished work. The four recommended study pathways in this final year are:
    • Environmental Social Studies
    • Culture, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
    • Politics, Society and Identity
    • Communities, Engagement and Development.




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