Department of Social Sciences
Are you passionate about society, how we treat our vulnerable and needy citizens? Would you like to work in a social care setting or believe in the transformative power of early years education and quality childcare?
You might be a traditional CAO student or bringing your life experience to the Department of Social Sciences as a mature learner, like 20% of our social care students who are 23 years old or older.
The Department of Social Sciences at TUS Athlone Campus is a leader in the field of social care and social studies education, with a track record of supporting research and progression to master’s-level studies and beyond.
You will gain practical hands-on experience during extensive placements in residential agencies, youth-work and community-based projects.
From social care to our hugely popular, accredited applied psychology degree, take a closer look at the courses on offer in our Department of Social Sciences.