Politics & Sociology
3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE
1. This is Ireland's only MA combining Politics and Sociology.
2. This programme offers students the opportunity to critically explore social and political forces that impact on contemporary issues.
3. This programme will be of interest to students who wish to pursue careers in the public sector, non-governmental organisations, or research, or pursue PhD studies.
All students take core modules in Political Theory, Social Theory, and Research Methods, and also select from a list of optional modules.
Minimum Entry Requirements
A primary degree or its equivalent, with Second Class Honours Grade 2 overall. Applicants should also have achieved an upper Second Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent, GPAs of at least 3.0 of 4.0 or equivalent for international students, in a relevant subject such as Sociology, Politics, Philosophy, Public and Social Policy, Geography, History, Economics or Law. An interview may, in addition, form part of the application process.
CLOSING DATE: 1st June 2023
1 year, full-time; 2 years part-time.
Post Course Info
This programme will be of interest to students who wish to pursue careers in the public sector, non-governmental organisations, or research, or pursue PhD studies. Students can undertake doctoral studies in political theory, social theory, politics, sociology, research methodologies and policy studies. They will acquire valuable written and oral communication skills, as well as skills in group work, critical thinking and problem solving, furnishing them with essential graduate employment opportunities.