Sociology - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Sociology - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA22 CKA34
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

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

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration Full-time 1 year
Part-time 2 years by day
CKA22 Full-time; CKA34 Part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

The mandatory aspects of the course run throughout teaching period 1 and 2. Most lectures are 1 hour in duration, however, some of the optional courses have 2-hour lectures. Typically, the courses are timetabled between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Friday.
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Entry Requirements

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It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study one of the following the subject Sociology intensively over one academic year.

The Higher D...

Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts (Sociology) is a conversion course for students who have already completed an undergraduate degree. The course is ideal for anyone who wants to study an intensive course in Sociology in one year and apply fo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This course has several mandatory modules which the Dept. recommends that all students take. These modules will provide you with a sophisticated understanding of Sociological theory and research.

Mandatory modules
SC2001 Foundation in Sociologica...

Assessment Method Assessment
The course is assessed through a combination of continuous assessment (e.g. essays), in-class presentations and group work, and written examinations. The precise method of assessment varies from module to module.
Number of Credits Higher Diploma 60 ECTS credits
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information

The course will help you to develop a range of analytical and critical-thinking skills as part of a lively academic community. Throughout the year, the Department of Sociology hosts visiting lecturers from universities both nationally and internationally. The research component of the course provides you with the skill-set needed to plan and conduct project work that can be transferred across a range of professional and academic careers.
Further Enquiries Dr. Myles Balfe
m.balfe@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 490 5144 / 490 2318
http://www.ucc.ie/en/sociology/
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