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Family Studies
The module Family Studies will enhance participants’ understanding of contemporary family issues and empower participants to devise proactive strategies for instigating change.

It will examine existing Irish and European policy and support systems affecting the family and will assist participants to acquire a familiarity with skills necessary to relate appropriately with families in difficulty.

Entry requirements

Level 8 Undergraduate Degree (H2.2) or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded.

Duration

1 Semester (12 weeks).

Number of credits

15

Further enquiries

Education Department
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill Sligo

T: 071 919 5550/ 071/ 580
E: education@stangelas.nuigalway.ie

Comment

Module Structure
All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. All modules are completed within one semester.

Students may wish to exit with one standalone module or Postgraduate Certificate (completion of two modules or 30 ECTS), Postgraduate Diploma (completion of four modules or 60 ECTS).

Participants may also progress to MA level on successful completion of three modules or 45 ECTS.

Assessment method

Module Assessment
Assessment is continuous, with each module assessed independently through e-tivities, discussion boards and a written assignment or equivalent.

For those who opt not to be assessed, participants may audit a module or modules and receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Enrolment and start dates

Intake: Normally, every second year.

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