Comparative Social Change

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Comparative Social Change
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPTSP-CSOH-1F09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September 2019
Application Date Closing Date 31 July 2019
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Duration 1 year full time course.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Admission Requirements:
Candidates should normally have achieved an upper second class honors degree (2.1) or equivalent, preferably with a social sciences component and excellent academic references. GPAs of at least 3.2 out of 4, or equivalent, w...

Number of Places 25
Course Content

This course is offered jointly by the Department of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin and the School of Sociology at University College Dublin to develop studentsí knowledge of the main currents of social change today, the social, c...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The three core modules are:
1. Globalisation and Social Change: India, China, Brazil (10 ECTS)
2. Introduction to Comparative Social Change: Concepts and Cases (10 ECTS)
3. Research Methods (10 ECTS)

The electives may vary from year to year and...

Assessment Method

Expand+The assessment is based on a variety of coursework elements including essays, presentations and projects and a dissertation. Depending on achieving a pass mark (minimum of 40%) in all the required module assessments, students may proceed to research ...

Number of Credits The MSc carries 90 ECTS, the Postgraduate Diploma carries 60 ECTS (exit only).
Further Enquiries Course Director
Professor Daniel Faas
Professor Camilla Devitt (Acting Director 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018)
Course Coordinator
Dr Gerard Boucher, University College Dublin

Telephone Number: +353 1 896 2701
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