Social Policy, Master | University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
12 months
Duration
16700 EUR/year
6130 EUR/year
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About

Social Policy MSocSc at University College Cork programme is a full-time, one year course analyses social policy relating to contemporary issues facing Ireland, Europe and the wider world. 

Overview

As part of this Social Policy MSocSc at University College Cork programme, you can specialise in the social policy area of your choice. The delivery of the programme is innovative, discussion-led and seminar-based to encourage the active participation of the group.

Learning outcomes

This Social Policy full-time, one year course from University College Cork gives you the skills to understand and discuss key issues in contemporary social policy, specialise in a policy field of your choice and conduct policy research. Our assessment methods enable students to become autonomous social policy analysts and researchers. Assessment includes: writing and presenting a policy report, participating in online discussions of contemporary key social policy issues, theoretical analysis of a current policy issue and a 25,000 word social policy research thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include :

  • Contemporary Social Policy Issues
  • Social Research: Methodology and Ethics
  • Social Policy Analysis
  • Anthropology
  • Theology 
  • Philosophy 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for this course you will need a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree in Social Policy (NFQ, Level 8) or equivalent. 
  • Applicants with other relevant degrees in the broad areas of the humanities and social sciences (sociology, philosophy, politics and government, social care, social work, early childhood studies, public health, history, law, economics, archaeology, anthropology, theology) and/or relevant experience, e.g. extensive experience in the areas of community activism, youth work, social work, trade union activism and development work will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    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

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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