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Crime Violence & Conflict

MSocSc Crime, Violence & Conflict will equip students with the analytical abilities, critical thinking skills and expertise to analyse the complex relationships between crime, violence, conflict and broader society. Students will acquire specialised and detailed knowledge of current scholarship and key debates surrounding different aspects of crime and social control, war and organised violence, and ethnic conflict.
-They will develop enhanced knowledge of sociological dimensions of crime, violence and conflict.
-Students will also be trained to acquire, manage and communicate detailed knowledge in a creative, productive and strategic manner.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a primary degree in sociology or social science, or a closely related discipline. A Second Class Honours Grade One (2:1) or higher is required but Second Class Honours Grade Two (2:2) standard or equivalent may be considered. Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements but can confirm professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered. Applicants may be called for an interview.

All candidates are expected to be proficient in written and spoken English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must submit evidence of a certificate of proficiency (such as TOEFL, Cambridge or IELTS). Test results must be less than two years old.

A NOTE ON SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION:

Supporting documentation must be submitted by all students. Applications will not be considered unless all documents are submitted immediately and received by UCD before the closing date. Documents must be uploaded to the Online Applications system.

Duration

1 Year / 2 Years, Full Time / Part Time.

Number of credits

90

Careers or further progression

The MSocSc Crime, Violence and Conflict is relevant to a wide variety of careers, and it will appeal to individuals working in the following areas and related fields: law and human rights, youth and community work, crime prevention, mediation and conflict resolution, politics and government, media and public relations, and policy analysis and service provision.

A large number of our Graduates continue through to PhD level. Some professions require further training, qualifications or certification.

Further enquiries

Contact Number:+353 (0)1 716 8674

Subjects taught

Some non School of Sociology optional modules have limited capacity allocated to MSocSc students and access to such modules will require the approval of the module coordinator.

Core:

Policing & Social Conflict
SOC40080

Dissertation
SOC40140

Organised Violence and Society
SOC40720

Stage 1 option

Critical Geopolitics of Europe
GEOG40450

Punishment, Prisons & Public Policy
LAW40620

International Human Rights
LAW40790

Desistance, Rehabilitation and Reintegration
LAW40970

International Criminal Justice
LAW41160

Sociological Research: theoretical and applied issues
SOC40220

Economic Globalisation and Social Change
SOC40230

Health, Illness and Society
SOC40310

Workshop in Qualitative Research
SOC40330

Ethnicity and Nationalism
SOC40620

Social Simulation: Methods and Models
SOC40640

Global Migration
SOC40670

Reimagining Tocqueville (Milestones in Cultural Sociology I)
SOC40740

Dynamic Social Networks
SOC40760

Art, Knowledge & Social Change
SOC40790

Everyday Nationhood in Comparative Perspective
SOC40800

Quantitative Data Analytics & Applications
SOC40830

Crit Race & Decolonial Theory
SOC40930

Application date

MSocSc Crime, Violence & Conflict FT (W295)
Duration 1 Year
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

MSocSc Crime, Violence & Conflict PT (W296)
Duration 2 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Application Deadlines
Students who require Visas March 25th
All other Applicants June 30th

Course fee

MSocSc Crime, Violence & Conflict (W295) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6885
nonEU fee per year - € 18700

MSocSc Crime, Violence & Conflict (W296) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4480
nonEU fee per year - € 9350

***Fees are subject to change

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2018/2019 September.

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