Social Studies

Course No. 8083
Sessions: 8, Monday & some Wednesdays 7:00 pm. - 9:30 pm.
Fee: €290, (Payment Plan Options)

Level 5 Component Code 5N1370 - Certified by QQI

  • Develop an understanding of sociology and its relevance in Society as an individual, a family member and as part of a community.
  • Examine the area of social stratification in Irish society and describe how this society can be divided into different social strata ie class, gender, race/ethnicity.
  • Discuss the impact of discrimination on individuals in society by looking at discrimination and its impact on minority groups.
  • Explore the role and function of the family as a social unit, the changes that have taken place in the family within an Irish context taking into account the implications of marital breakdown.

This module will commence in mid November(to be confirmed) and runs every Monday and every second Wednesday.

This is a component of the Major Award Early Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5 Code 5M2009.

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Adult Education Department
Scoil Mhuire Community School

Tel: 045 868255