Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Research

Maynooth University


Course Name Social Studies - Applied Social Studies - Research
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHB02 MHB03
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PhD
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September annually (or other agreed time)
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHB02 PhD Full-time
MHB03 PhD Part-time

The following information should be forwarded to PAC, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway or uploaded to your online application form:

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Duration 4 years Full-time, 6 years Part-time
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Entry Requirements Minimum 2.1 in undergraduate degree. Entry is also subject to Departmental approval of application and the proposed Department's ability to provide supervision.

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

Minimum English language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University's TOEFL code is 8850
Course Content

Expand+Interested individuals are encouraged to make an informal approach to the Department to discuss their proposal and establish an initial fit between their interests and the Department’s research priorities and expertise. Formally, an applicant wishi...

Research Areas

Expand+Research interests of staff in the Department of Applied Social Studies span the following areas:

- Equality and human rights, and more specifically race, racism, ethnicity, Traveller culture, intercultural studies, women’s studies, age and agei...

Careers or Further Progression Graduates including doctoral graduates of the Department of Applied Social Studies have pursued a range of careers in community and youth work, public administration, NGOs, academic institutions and research/advisory bodies / careers in social policy consulting and teaching.
Further Enquiries Tel +353 (0)1 708 3743
Fax +353 (0)1 708 3744
Address Department of Applied Social Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

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