PhD and MA funding available in the Dept. of Sociology

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 00:00

The Department of Sociology is committed to supporting our postgraduate students.

In 2014-15 the Department will offer the following:
*Two John & Pat Hume PhD Scholarships and Two Taught Master of Arts Bursaries

These awards are made on a competitive basis. For details on the terms and conditions of the John & Pat Hume Scholarships and the Taught M.A. bursaries please see
*Up to seven teaching assistantships
These teaching assistantships which involve tutoring and assessment are awarded on a competitive basis.  Students undertaking these assistantships qualify to take an accredited module in Teaching and Learning.  Posts will be advertised locally by September 1, 2014 for the next academic year.   Applicants will need to be registered or intending to register for that academic year.
*A number of competitive work internships (unfunded)
We hope to provide internship opportunities, on a competitive basis, to students pursing the M.A. Society and Space and the new M.A in Work, Labour Markets and Employment. 

More details from the Department of Sociology at or keep an eye on the Sociology website.
The Department provides significant support to applicants for Irish Research Council funding at the postgraduate and postdoctoral levels.  A strong mentoring culture in the Department ensures that all students are made aware of funding opportunities and are provided every assistance in making grant applications.  Please see information on our current and former graduate students.

The university's postgraduate open day is taking place on the 11th of March from 4-8 pm in Pugin Hall.