The innovative MA in the Sociology of Development and Globalisation analyses the globalisation of poverty and inequality and explores alternative strategies of development.
The MA Sociology of Development and Globalisation course is divided into two sections: parts A and B.
SC6608 Social Theory
SC6614 Sociological Methodology
SC6623 Globalisation and Culture
SC6631 Sociology of Sustainable Development.
You will also choose three additional modules:
SC6624 Civilization and Globalisation
SC6625 Formations of Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Class in Contemporary Ireland
SC6626 Sociology of the Public Sphere
SC6627 Social Pathology and Civic Health
SC6638 Borders and Social Justice
SC6615 Dissertation (20,000 words)
For further details on the programme curriculum and module descriptions, see the Postgraduate College Calendar
Course Code: CKE56 Full-time
Course Title: Sociology of Development and Globalisation
College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Duration: 1 year Full-time
Teaching Mode: Full-time
NFQ Level: Level 9
Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee: EUR 6,000
2016 Entry Requirements: You will already have a 2.1 or equivalent degree in sociology or other subject relevant to Sociology and Globalisation. a relevant honours primary degree with a 2.2 will also be considered subject to a written expression of interest and/or interview acceptable to the Department of Sociology selection committee.(see detailed entry requirements below)
Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below
Next Intake: 11 September 2017
In teaching periods 1 and 2, you will have a mandatory two-hour graduate seminar on theory/methodology. Mandatory seminars are generally timetabled on Tuesday afternoons after 4pm. The timetabling of optional seminars changes from year to year but most are scheduled between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
Assessment is conducted through the grading of five graduate module papers. The word limit for the Social Theory paper is 3,000. The word limit for all other papers including Methodology is 5,000. These marks are combined with the student's grades on their final thesis (PART B) in order to determine an overall result.
Application for this programme is on-line atwww.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.
All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made.
Please note you will be required to answer specific additional/supplementary questions as part of the online applications process for this programme. A copy of these additional/supplementary questions are available to view here: CKE56AdditionalQuestions (313kB)??