MA students will:
- Develop their ability to apply theories of social change to empirical investigation
- Enhance their ability to communicate effectively through regular class presentations and discussions.
- Receive a grounding in sociological methods and will be supported in using these methods in their dissertation work.
- Be provided with a comprehensive overview of the processes giving rise to social change and the challenges faced by societies in transition.
This Sociology (Societies In Transition) programme at Maynooth University will be attractive for those seeking to go into policy-making, advocacy, journalism, social and market research, politics and development work and will also provide an excellent platform for those interested in progressing to PhD studies.
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- Qualitative Methods
- The Political Economy and Cultures of the Internet
- Advanced Digital Research Methods
- Intimate Lives: Relationships, Citizenship & Embodiment
- Families, Generations and Societies
- Nature and Society
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Social Science Data Studio
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 26 other Masters in Social Work in Ireland
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A Bachelor of Arts in sociology or cognate discipline with 2.2 or higher, or international equivalent is required. For international students for whom English is not their first language, an English language exam certificate showing IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.
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International14000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Maynooth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.