In the most recent research quality review in University College Cork, the Department of Sociology was ranked among the top 15 per cent of sociology departments in the UK and US for the quality of their research.
The staff of this Sociology of Development and Globalisation are recognised for their outstanding research and publications record. Five members of staff have been awarded UCC CACSSS Research Achievement Awards. Members of staff in Sociology are currently conducting research projects funded by the European Union, the Irish Research Council and other research bodies.
Research from the Department of Sociology is regularly featured in the national and international media.
- Sociological Methodology
- Sociology of Sustainable Development
- Sociology of the Public Sphere
- Social Pathology, Civic Health, New Technology
- Gender and Catastrophe
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesSociology International Development View 45 other Masters in Sociology in Ireland
a minimum of a 2.1 or equivalent honours degree in sociology, law, politics, psychology, history, applied social studies, anthropology, geography, economics, study of religions, media studies, communication, government, public policy, development, environment and planning, criminology, European studies, women studies, early childhood studies, cultural studies, political studies, international relations or another subject relevant to the Sociology of Development and Globalisation
a relevant Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) will also be considered subject to a written expression of interest and/or interview acceptable to the Department of Sociology selection committee.
International16700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.
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