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Master of Arts in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) University of Limerick

Ireland

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Summary

Overview

This programme aims to equip students with the skills necessary to engage with contemporary theoretical, policy and practice-related issues relating to work and study with young people in the national and international context of community regeneration. The course offers a critical forum where the complexities of social regeneration can be addressed. It builds upon existing research and teaching strengths at undergraduate and postgraduate levels within the Department of Sociology, namely inequality and social exclusion; the welfare state; social change; youth and community, social regeneration and sociological research methods. The programme also offers the possibility of taking elective modules at NUIG and at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick (MIC).

Objectives

  • To provide students with a conceptual and operational understanding of key issues, objectives and processes pertaining to the social aspect of Regeneration.
  • To provide students with in depth knowledge of theoretical, policy, and practical issues related to the study of youth and youth experiences in the context of Community.
  • To provide students with the transferable skills necessary to conduct high-quality social research in community settings.
  • To facilitate learning and personal educational development by offering a range of teaching and assessment approaches, together with excellent research supervision.
  • To assist students in designing, conducting and writing up high-quality research which will be of benefit to themselves and the wider community.
  • To provide a core foundation, for those students, who on completion of the MA wish to embark on a PhD in this area.
  • To provide a sound basis for moving from an academic setting into different areas of the labour force by helping students to identity the transferable skills gained during the MA programme

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Master of Arts in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration).

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

€12,884.00 (11,45,860) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

28 Sep

Venue

University of Limerick

LIMERICK,

Limerick,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirement for international students

Applicants must normally hold a primary degree in a relevant discipline with First or Second Class Honours (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) or an approved equivalent qualification. All applicants will be called for interview.

Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements but who have appropriate professional qualifications and/or professional experience will also be considered. All candidates must be fully proficient in both written and spoken English.

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

  • Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above
  • TOEFL – 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), 80 (internet based)
  • IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5* for Business, Arts, Humanities or Education programmes. Minimum score of 6.0* for Science, Engineering, Informatics or Electronics programmes *with no less than 6 in any one component.
  • English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1
  • GCE ‘O’ level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above
  • Cambridge Assessment English –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B
  • GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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