Sociology, M.Litt. | Maynooth University | Maynooth, Ireland
24 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
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About

The Sociology offered by Maynooth University aims to provide high quality research training in a lively intellectual atmosphere.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

We aim:

  • To promote students’ professional involvement in academic life
  • To ensure that students will make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge in sociology
  • And to ensure that students will make a contribution to the understanding and well being of contemporary societies

By the end of their time as a research postgraduate student in the Sociology from Maynooth University it is our goal that students will:

  • Have completed a thesis which is a high quality piece of orginal sociological analysis and is at least partly publishable in a peer-reviewed academic outlet
  • Have developed and demonstrated a significant level of skill in at least one methodology of sociological research and analysis
  • Have a broad knowledge of a number of sub-fields within sociology
  • And have had the opportunity to develop teaching and administrative skills and experience

Career

  • Research
  • Third Level Teaching
  • Government
  • Policy Analysis
  • Private, Community and Voluntary Sectors
  • Media and New Technology
  • Urban, Rural and Community Planning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Funding Application
  • Ethics and Academic Practice for Research Students

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 2.1 degree in BA or MA in Sociology or Cognate subject. Applications with equivalent learning are also welcomed.
  • Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.
  • Applicants are advised to contact the Department to discuss their research topic before submitting a required research proposal of 7-10 pages duration. Please see course website for further details.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 EUR per year during 24 months.

Part-time EU: 4,330

Living costs for Maynooth

650 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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