Sociology

University College Cork

 

Course Name Sociology
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MASC
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, Part 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, 2 year Part-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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Applicants must have obtained a minimum of a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent, in sociology, law, politics, psychology, history, applied social studies, anthropology, geography, econo...

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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 4 pm. The timetabling of optional seminars changes ...

Course Content

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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...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course is divided into two main components. The first component focuses on cutting-edge Sociology modules which are completed in Semesters 1 and 2. All students must take the following two compulsory modules:

SC6608 Social and Sociological Th...

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.
Further Enquiries Dr. Tom Boland
tom.boland@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 5144 / 490 2318
https://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/study/
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