UCCs highly-regarded MA in Sociology gives you the opportunity to study a range of topics including: social theory and methodology, globalization, sustainable development, family and gender, borders, health, and the sociology of the public sphere.
The course will help you to develop your critical-thinking skills, design and conduct your own research project, identify key sociological issues, and engage effectively with the wider academic community.
Who teaches this course
In the most recent research quality review in UCC, the Department of Sociology was ranked among the top 15 per cent of sociology departments in the UK and US for the quality of their research.
Our staff are recognised for their outstanding research and publications record. Five members of staff have been awarded UCC CACSSS Research Achievement Awards. Members of staff in Sociology are currently conducting research projects funded by the European Union, the Irish Research Council and other research bodies.
Research from the Department of Sociology is regularly featured in the national and international media.
Click HERE for details of the Department of Sociology Staff Research Profiles
Why Choose This Course
The MA Sociology is aimed at people who are looking for professional growth and new career options.
This course prepares you for doctoral studies in the social sciences, or employment in various sectors including: