Sociology - Societies in Transition

MA students will:

Develop their ability to apply theories of social change to empirical investigation

Enhance their ability to communicate effectively through regular class presentations and discussions.

Receive a grounding in sociological methods and will be supported in using these methods in their dissertation work.

Gain an enhanced understanding of the economic, social, political and cultural dimensions of Irish society in comparative perspective.

Be provided with a comprehensive overview of the processes giving rise to social change and the challenges faced by societies in transition.

The course involves 6 x 10 credit modules over two semesters and the completion of a thesis (30 credits). Classes are timetabled on a Thursday and Friday. See our website for our MA handbook.

Subjects taught

The course involves 6 x 10 credit modules over two semesters and the completion of a thesis (30 credits). Classes are timetabled on a Thursday and Friday. See our website for our MA handbook.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Arts in sociology or cognate discipline with 2.2 or higher, or international equivalent is required. For international students for whom English is not their first language, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Application dates

All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2021

Duration

1 year full-time

Post Course Info

This MA will be attractive for those seeking to go into policy-making, advocacy, journalism, social and market research, politics and development work and will also provide an excellent platform for those interested in progressing to PhD studies.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MA

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

  • Apply to

    PAC