What will I learn?

Students on this programme will develop competencies and skills that will enable them to enter careers in development and social inclusion work. Students will develop practical skills based on the study and analysis of Irish Society and Irish communities.

What are the career prospects?

Positions that graduates work in include:

  • Community Development Worker/Coordinator
  • Community Youth Worker
  • Policy Worker
  • Social Researcher/Research Assistant
  • Group Worker/Facilitator

Some graduates work for:

  • Family Resource Centres
  • Shannon Development
  • LEADER companies
  • An Garda Síochána.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
€10,250.00 (8,67,174) per year
Start date

September 2022


Limerick Institute of Technology

Moylish Park,


Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for first year must have successfully completed at least 5 subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate (or an equivalent international examination).

For international students

Leaving Certificate (2017): A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including English or Irish. Mathematics is not a subject requirement for this programme.

IELTS score for entry to undergraduate courses a minimum score of 5.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Canadore College