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MA SOCIOLOGY (SOCIETIES IN TRANSITION)

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Qualification : MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE

Award Type and NFQ level : TAUGHT MASTERS (9)

CAO/PAC code : MHY54

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Closing Date : 30 August 2018

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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.

 

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.

 

Sociology - Delma Byrne - Maynooth University

Academic

Department of Sociology


Department of ALL Institute

Jane Gray

Academic

Department of Sociology


Department of Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)


Department of IQDA

Sociology - Paul Ryan - Maynooth University

Academic

Department of Sociology

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.

Course Duration: One year full time

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.

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