Welcome to Social Sciences @ DIT

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Dr. Kevin Lalor, Assistant Head of School

Social Sciences programmes in DIT have a 40+ year history, commencing with the Diploma in Child Care at Cathal Brugha Street College of Catering  in 1974.  This was the first programme of its kind in Ireland, and ever since we have developed innovative full-time and part-time courses to respond to the training needs of the social care sector.  In 1977, we commenced the Certificate in Pre-School Care, again the first of its kind in Ireland.  More recently, we have developed a series of taught MA programmes in a range of social science disciplines. At PhD level, our first graduate was in 2008, and we now have a strong community of PhD candidates.

Today, we offer the following programmes:



PhD and MPhil opportunities