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Sociology (Applied Social Research)

University of Limerick

M.A.
12 months
Duration
12884 EUR/year
5912 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Sociology (Applied Social Research) course at University of Limerick  is a one year full time, two year part time interdisciplinary programme. It equips students with valued research and communications skills and a solid foundation in key social issues.

Overview

Program Details

The aim of the Sociology (Applied Social Research) programme offered at University of Limerick  focus is on sociological research methods, and the intention is to produce graduates ready to embark on research careers in the private, public, voluntary or academic spheres. Modules on qualitative and quantitative methods form the core of the course, along with modules on substantive issues of contemporary relevance.  Theoretical framing and analysis of qualitative data, and statistical analysis of large-scale survey data sets is central to the course. 

Faculty have extensive research experience in a variety of areas, including the media, social exclusion, stratification and inequality, the restructuring of work, feminist methodologies, community development, education, marriage and divorce. A research dissertation is a key element of the course.

The aim of the programme is

  • To provide students with state-of-the art methodological skills
  • To provide students with an advanced level of knowledge and expertise in all stages of research design, implementation and analysis
  • To provide students with an advanced level of knowledge in a number of substantive areas of sociology including social exclusion and social change
  • To enable students to carry out high-quality social research, in work or in PhD programmes

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Quantitative Research Methods 
  • Qualitative Research Methods 
  • Researching Social Exclusion
  • Researching Social Change.
  • Quantitative Research Methods 
  • Researching Social Exclusion
  • Researching Health and Illness or the second research methods module
  • Dissertation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for EU students are accepted on a rolling basis

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Qualification transcripts and certificates
  • English language qualification if English is not your first language
  • Certified English translations of your transcripts/certificates where the originals are in a language other than English.
  • A copy of your birth certificate (long document)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12884 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12884 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5912 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5912 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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