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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

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How you will study
full-time

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About Sociology and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin

Course overview

Sociology and Social Policy combines the study of social theory, social policy and social research. The aim of the programme is to give you a thorough training in the systematic study of society and its social problems.

Is this the right course for me?

Managed jointly by the Department of Social Studies and the Department of Sociology, this course demands both academic and vocational qualities. It is particularly relevant to those intending to pursue a career in management, planning or evaluation within the social services and social policy areas.

Course content

Over four years, the subjects studied include general social science disciplines such as economics and politics, and specialist areas such as family policy, crime and poverty. The Freshman years are more general and foundational in nature, while in the Sophister years will focus predominantly on sociology and social policy.

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