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
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2021/2022 September
Application Date How to apply?
The following entry routes are available:
MA Sociology FT (W438)
Duration: 1 Years
Attendance: Full Time
Deadline: Rolling *

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

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

* 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 MA Sociology (W438) Full Time
EU fee per year - €7,315
nonEU fee per year - €19,900

MA Sociology (W439) Part Time
EU fee per year - €4,760
nonEU fee per year - €9,950

***Fees are subject to change.

Tuition fee information is available on the UCD Fees website
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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+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 cons...


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
International (No...

Course Content

Expand+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 to act to change ...

Subjects Taught

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

Core Modules
• Social Theories & Applications
• Sociological Research: Theoretical and Applied Issues
• Disserta...

Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
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 content...

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