Humanities, Social Sciences & Community

Start something new and have a career that has a positive impact on society. Explore our vibrant mix of courses in this area including Digital Humanities, Social Care, Youth Work and Early Childhood Studies.

Have A Real Impact On Our Society

Are you interested in better understanding the world around us or perhaps you want to work with people and make a difference in your community? If yes, then a course in an area related to Humanities Social Sciences and Community could be the option for you. 

We have a range of courses from Digital HumanitiesSocial CareYouth Work or Early Childhood Studies. Our lecturers are deeply passionate about their subject areas and our couses have been designed to give you the perfect mix of practical and theoretical skills to prepare you to be a leader in your field. Take a step towards making that change that you want to see happen in the world.

Humanities, Social Sciences & Community Course Options


BA in Community Youth Work

This this-year degree course aims to develop community youth work leaders who have a high level of knowledge and skills to work in a community development and youth work setting.


BA (Hons) in Social Care

This 4-year honours degree course prepares you for a rewarding career in social care, a profession characterised by working in partnership with people who experience marginalisation, or disadvantage, or who have special needs.


BA (Hons) in Digital Humanities

This three-year arts degree course offered at DkIT is a unique course in Ireland and offers a traditional arts education in History, English, Archaeology, Politics & Society with digital humanities training.


BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Studies

This four-year honours degree course will prepare you for a career in the Early Childhood Education sector. It focuses on the study of play, development and learning in children from birth to six years old.


Level 8 Add-On Course Options

We offer a variety of Level 8 add-on course options in the area of Youth Work for those students that have completed their Level 7 and wish to progress to a honours degree award option.

View Add-On Courses

Humanities, Social Sciences & Community Questions?

  • Dr. Patricia Moriarty
  • Head of School of Business and Humanities

Admissions Questions?

Follow us on social media