Sociology - Societies in Transition

Maynooth University


Course Name Sociology - Societies in Transition
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHY62 MHY63
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.
PAC Application Information Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to apply for up to three courses at Maynooth University. Course selection can be from any of our PhD, Research and Taught Masters, Diplomas or Certificate courses. The fee is paid directly to PAC.
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements Honours Degree of at least a 2:2 in Social Science or a cognate discipline.
Course Content

Expand+The goal of the Postgraduate Diploma is to provide a learning environment in which students are provided with the necessary critical and analytical skills to make sense of societies undergoing rapid and dramatic transitions.

The Postgraduate Diplo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students will complete 60 credits over the academic year.

Students will take a core module on analytical reasoning in the social sciences (10 credits), alongside two core social research methods options (20 credits).

Students will also take t...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Graduates of this course will be able to work as social researchers, work in policy, in the media and in a variety of organisations and industries. They will be able to develop, execute and report on research projects for a range of public and privat...

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