Applied Social Psychology (Level 6)

This one- year Level 6 course offers a progression route for graduates of QQI Level 5 healthcare, childcare and psychology courses who wish to expand their knowledge of the areas of mental health and disability awareness.

Learners will learn about the needs of the vulnerable groups in society and the strategies, models and best practice programmes employed to support a more inclusive society of all.

Learners will also develop group facilitation skills which will enable them to work with the individual on a one-to-one basis or in a group-based context.

Graduates can progress to Higher Education or employment in the caring & equality sector.

  • QQI Certificate in Social & Inclusive Integration (6M2218) – NFQ Level 6
  • Certification Awarding Body: QQI
  • Award Title: Certificate in Social & Inclusive Integration
  • Award Code: 6M2218
  • Level: 6 – Further Education & Training

Please note the above course descriptor is subject to change.

QQI Level 5 Qualification or equivalent or appropriate work experience.

Mature applicants who have relevant experience and may not meet the above requirements are
welcome to apply

All applicants will be invited to an Applicant Information Meeting.

  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Disability Awareness
  • Rehabilitation Practice
  • Health Promotion
  • Person Centred Planning
  • Group Work Theory & Practice
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Disclaimer: The college reserves the right to make any alterations to any programme as might be required. Where there is insufficient enrolment a course may be cancelled.

Graduates may use their qualifications to apply for a place in a variety of Higher Education Institutions. For information on all relevant higher education links visit , and the websites of the relevant higher education institutions. Intending applicants are advised at all times to confirm linked awards, any additional module requirements, applications processes and scoring systems with the Admission Offices of the participating Higher Education Institutions or visit

Full-time Courses:

  • UCD BSc (Hons) Psychology – DN720
  • UCD BSc Social Science – DN700
  • UCD BSc (Hons) Criminology with Psychology – DN620
  • Maynooth University BA Psychology- MH106
  • Maynooth University BSocSc Community & Youth Work – MH116

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