Sociology of Sustainability & Global Challenges

University College Cork

 

Course Name Sociology of Sustainability & Global Challenges
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MASCG
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €6,130; €3,130 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,130 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €16,400.

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Entry Requirements

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To apply for this course, you will have:
- a minimum of a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent honours degree in sociology, law, politics, psychology, history, applied social studies, an...

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In teaching periods 1 and 2, you will have a mandatory two-hour graduate seminar on theory/methodology. Mandatory seminars are generally timetabled on Tuesday afternoons after 4pm. The timetabling of optional seminars changes f...

Course Content

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The innovative MA Sociology of Sustainability and Global Challenges analyses the globalisation of poverty and inequality and explores alternative strategies of development.

The MA Sociology of Development and Globalisation course i...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MA Sociology of Development and Globalisation course is divided into two sections: parts A and B.

Part A
Compulsory modules:
SC6608 Social Theory
SC6614 Sociological Methodology
SC6623 Globalisation and Culture
SC6631 Sociology of Sustain...

Assessment Method Assessment is conducted through the grading of five graduate module papers. The word limit for the Social Theory paper is 3,000. The word limit for all other papers including Methodology is 5,000. These marks are combined with the student’s grades on their final thesis (PART B) in order to determine an overall result.
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
This course gives you the opportunity to develop a range of analytical and critical-thinking skills as part of a lively academic community. Throughout the year, the Department hosts distinguished visiting speakers. You will also get the opportunity to participate in a wide range of stimulating scholarly events and conferences hosted by the Department, including the prestigious Theory and Philosophy Summer School held each year in May in UCC.
Further Enquiries Dr. Ger Mullally
g.mullally@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 2618/ 490 2318
https://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/study/
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