Sociology

University College Cork

 

Course Name Sociology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE55
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: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

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Duration 1 year, full-time

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 from year to year but most are scheduled between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. Some seminars are run on a weekly basis while others are run using a one-day workshop format.
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Entry Requirements

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Applicants must have obtained a minimum of a 2H1 (or equivalent) honours degree in sociology, law, politics, psychology, history, applied social studies, anthropology, geography, economics, study of religions, media studies, communica...

Course Content

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Students who achieve a strong result (2.1.) in the MA in Sociology will be eligible to continue on to pursue Ph.D. research if they wish.

The course will be of interest to students who wish to explore and understand soci...

Subjects Taught

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Sociology is concerned with the study of the modern world, how it came into being, and the challenges and crises that it faces at local, national and global levels.

The MA in Sociology in UCC will provide you with an opportunity t...

Assessment Method Assessment

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.
Further Enquiries Dr. Myles Balfe
m.balfe@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 5144 / 490 2318
https://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/study/
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