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New Course - Community Development


Community Development


One Year Full Time Course


QQI Level 5 Community Development 5M3050

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be interviewed. Mature students welcome. Leaving Certificate standard including Leaving Certificate Applied.


Course Aims

This course has been designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of Community Development. It will enable students to develop leadership skills to facilitate community groups. They will gain an understanding of working in a multicultural society and ensuring equality and diversity in the community sector.


Course Content


●     Working with groups

●     Understanding Community Development

●     Community Development Practice

●     Communications

●     Work Experience

●     Intercultural Studies

●     Equality and Disability

●     Training and Development Context

●     Word Processing


Further Education Links


There are progressional opportunities for graduates to the following undergraduate courses:

●     UCD Social Policy and Sociology DN750

●     UCD Social Sciences DN700

●     Maynooth University BA in Adult and Community Education

●     Marino Institute of Education BSC in Education Studies

●     Marino Institute of Education BSC in Early Childhood Education