Sociology - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Sociology - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHY02 MHY03 MHY04 MHY05
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MLitt & PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
PAC Application Information

Expand+Closing date
Research applications are generally accepted at any time however the deadline for applications is the 30th of June if you wish to start in September of the same year.

Applying for a PhD or Research Masters Programme

When applying ...

Duration MHY02 PhD 4 years Full-time
MHY03 PhD 6 years Part-time
MHY04 MLitt by Research 2 years Full-time
MHY05 MLitt by Research 3 years Part-time
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum 2.1 degree in BA or MA in Sociology or Cognate subject. Applications with equivalent learning are also welcomed.

Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.


Course Content

Expand+We aim:

- To provide high quality research training in a lively intellectual atmosphere

- To promote students’ professional involvement in academic life

- To ensure that students will make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge in ...

Research Areas

Expand+Dr. Mary Benson
Cityscapes; gentrification; place; community; and visual representations. Current research focuses on urban agriculture.

Dr. Delma Byrne
Research interests include social stratification in education and the labour market spanning...

Careers or Further Progression Research
Third Level Teaching
Policy Analysis
Private, Community and Voluntary Sectors
Media and New Technology
Urban, Rural and Community Planning
Further Enquiries Programme Director Prof. Honor Fagan
Tel +353 (0)1 708 3691
Address Sociology Department, Auxilia Building, North Campus, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co.Kildare
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