This programme comprises of core taught modules in Politics and Sociology and a thesis of 20,000 words which will be supervised by a member of academic staff in the School, providing one-to-one support and expertise in the student's chosen field of enquiry.
Modules on offer include Philosophy of Social Science; Social Theory; Research Methods of Social Sciences; Political Theory; Welfare, Social Change and Irish Society; and Comparative Politics. Students will undertake a 30 ECTS thesis as part of the Master's.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Ireland' s only MA that combines Politics and Sociology.
2. This new programme offers students the opportunity to critically explore social and political forces that impact on contemporary issues.
3. Will be of interest to students who wish to pursue careers in the public sector, non-governmental organizations, or research, or pursue PhD studies.