Political Science & Sociology - Structured

NUI Galway

 

Course Name Political Science & Sociology - Structured
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1SPA1 1SPA2
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
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) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date 1SPA1 full-time 1SPA2 part-time

Structured PhD (Political Science and Sociology)—full-time
Structured PhD (Political Science and Sociology)—part-time

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
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Course Fee

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Fees can be subject to change from year to year. Please check www.nuigalway.ie/fees for exact individual course fees. Fees quoted are all per annum fees.

Tuition fees for international (non-EU*) students are also li...

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Financial Support Grants
Comprehensive information is available online at www.studentfinance.ie. Grant applications can also be made online at www.susi.ie

Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See www.revenue.ie. The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements The minimum qualification necessary to be considered for a PhD is a high honours primary degree, or equivalent international qualification. Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential Supervisor and Head of School, and is based on a proposal from the applicant following discussion with a potential supervisor.
Comment Changes to programmes: Please note that there may be changes to course curriculum and delivery due to COVID-19. At all times, delivering on course learning outcomes whilst protecting the health and wellbeing of our students will be the priority. Updates on course delivery will be communicated to students and prospective students based on public health guidelines and advice.
Course Content

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In the School of Political Science and Sociology, PhD students pursue their research as part of the thematic Research Cluster in which their supervisor is located.

The School's Research Clusters are:

Children, Youth and Famili...

Research Areas

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Dr. John Canavan
Family Support as a paradigm for policy and services for children and families and its theoretical underpinnings. A second core area of interest is evaluation theory and methodology.

Mr. Declan Coogan
Decla...

Further Enquiries Dr. Kathy Powell
School of Political Science and Sociology
T +353 91 493 804
E kathy.powell@nuigalway.ie
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