Sociology of Sustainability and Global Challenges, M.A. | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
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Sociology of Sustainability and Global Challenges

12 months
Duration
16700 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
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About

The innovative MA Sociology of Sustainability and Global Challengesat University College Cork analyses the globalisation of poverty and inequality and explores alternative strategies of development.

Overview

The MA Sociology of Sustainability and Global Challenges at University College Cork course is aimed at people who are looking for professional growth and new career options.

This course prepares you for doctoral studies in the social sciences, or for employment in various sectors including:

  • media
  • civil service
  • education
  • social services
  • health care
  • public administration
  • NGOs

Career

This course gives you the opportunity to develop a range of analytical and critical-thinking skills as part of a lively academic community. Throughout the year, the Department hosts distinguished visiting speakers. You will also get the opportunity to participate in a wide range of stimulating scholarly events and conferences hosted by the Department, including the prestigious Theory and Philosophy Summer School held each year in May in UCC.

Programme Structure

Courses

  • Sociological Methodology
  • Sociology of Sustainable Development.
  • Social Theory and Climate Justice
  • Sociology of the Public Sphere
  • Social Pathology, Civic Health, New Technology
  • Sovereignty, Rights and Justice
  • Feminist Epistemologies:  Feminisms, Sexuality and Society
  • Gender and Catastrophe
  • Dissertation (20,000 words)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent honours degree
  • A relevant Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) will also be considered under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) subject to a written expression of interest and/or interview acceptable to the Department of Sociology selection committee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6130 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Cork

860 - 1400 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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