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
Qualifications
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
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date: 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at www.pac.ie/maynoothuniversity This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration MHB56 1 year Full-time
MHB57 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.
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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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. https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships
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

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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...

Careers or Further Progression Career Options
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 Seamus Taylor
Tel+ +353 (0)1 708 3743 / 4574
Email appliedsocialstudies@mu.ie
Website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/applied-social-studies
Address Department of Social Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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