The Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) course at University of Limerick offers a critical forum where the complexities of social regeneration can be addressed. It builds upon existing research and teaching strengths at undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the Department of Sociology, namely inequality and social exclusion; the welfare state; social change; youth and community, social regeneration and sociological research methods. The programme also offers the possibility of taking elective modules at NUIG and at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (MIC).
- To provide students with a conceptual and operational understanding of key issues, objectives and processes pertaining to the social aspect of Regeneration.
- To provide students with in depth knowledge of theoretical, policy, and practical issues related to the study of youth and youth experiences in the context of Community.
- To provide students with the transferable skills necessary to conduct high-quality social research in community settings.
- To facilitate learning and personal educational development by offering a range of teaching and assessment approaches, together with excellent research supervision.
- To assist students in designing, conducting and writing up high-quality research which will be of benefit to themselves and the wider community.
- To provide a core foundation, for those students, who on completion of the MA wish to embark on a PhD in this area.
- To provide a sound basis for moving from an academic setting into different areas of the labour force by helping students to identity the transferable skills gained during the MA programme
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- The Sociology of Youth & Community
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Workshop on dissertation proposal writing
- Researching Social Exclusion
- Governance & Government
- Community Development Theory
- The Sociology of Regeneration: Theory, Policy and Practice
- Qualitative Research Methods
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Critical Perspectives on the Sociology of Youth, Community and Social Regeneration
- Researching Social Change
- Urbanisation, Urban Geography and Planning*(Delivered on MIC Campus)
- Understanding Communities
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis
DisciplinesSociology View 38 other Masters in Sociology in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Qualification transcripts and certificates
- English language qualification(s) if English is not your first language
- Certified English translation of your transcripts/certificates where the original transcripts are in a language other than English.
- A copy of your birth certificate (long document)
International13140 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13140 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6030 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6030 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Limerick
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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