Social Science - Rights & Social Policy

Maynooth University


Course Name Social Science - Rights & Social Policy
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHB56 MHB57
Course Type Postgraduate
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) Maynooth
Qualification Letters MSocSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences September
PAC Application Information

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PAC Code
MHB56 Full-time
MHB57 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 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

The primary difference between the Full-time and Part-time options is that the dissertation is undertaken in Year 2 of the Part-time option.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates are required to have: A Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree with an overall mark of at least 55% Or a Bachelor of Arts (Applied Social Studies) (Honours) degree with an overall mark of at least 55% Or an Honours degree in a related...

Course Content

Expand+The MSocSc (Rights & Social Policy) provides advanced study in key and often challenging issues facingsocial policy today. It provides anopportunity for critical study in the application of social policy theory and methodology to policy and practice....

Careers or Further Progression Future career prospects include pursuits in policy analysis and social research organisations, employment in policy development in relevant branches of government, research and policy support roles in third sector organisations that seek to shape policy by engaging with policymaking processes.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Niamh Flanagan
Tel+ +353 (0)1 708 3743 / 4574
Address Department of Social Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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