University College Dublin


Course Name Sociology
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code W438 W439
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (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) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:

MA Sociology FT (W438)
Duration 1 Years
Attend Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

MA Sociology PT (W439)
Duration 2 Years
Attend Part Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
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Duration MA Sociology FT (W438): 1 year full-time
MA Sociology PT (W439): 2 years part-time
Course Fee

Expand+MA Sociology (W438) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 7610
nonEU fee per year - € 20500

MA Sociology (W439) Part Time
EU fee per year - € 4950
nonEU fee per year - € 10250

***Fees are subject to change


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Financial Support Please note that UCD offers a number of Masters scholarships for full­time international students, who have been offered a place on a UCD Masters degree programme. For further information please see International Scholarships.

The Mary Kelly Bursary comprises an award of €2,000 towards university fees to EU students who have been accepted to one of the School of Sociology’s taught masters programmes as a full-time student. For more informatoin please see Mary Kelly Bursary
Entry Requirements

Expand+Application Deadlines
Students who require Visas March 25th
All other Applicatants June 30th

Applicants should normally have a primary degree in sociology or social science, or a closely related discipline. A Second Class Honours Grade One (2:...


Expand+Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes

Course Content

Expand+MA Sociology
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

The MA Sociology programme provides a broad range of cutting-edge analytical and research skills to better understand significant social issues and problems in contemporary society, and how t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+90 credits taught masters - 60 credits taught modules and 30 credit Dissertation.

Core Modules
• Social Theories & Applications
• Sociological Research: Theoretical and Applied Issues
• Dissertation
• Qualitative Research

Option Mod...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Careers & Employability
The UCD School of Sociology Masters programmes are highly regarded by a range of public and private sector employers, national, EU and international institutions and civil society organisations.

The cross-disciplinary cont...

Further Enquiries Contact Name: Lucia Suchorova
Contact Number: +353 (0) 1716 8674
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