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Social Science 

Maynooth University

Ph. D. On Campus
48 months
Duration
14000 EUR/year
6500 EUR/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Doctor of Social Science at the Maynooth University is a four year professional doctorate programme designed to provide advanced professional and research skills to qualified, experienced practitioners in lead roles in youth work, community work, rights and social change focused organisations.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Doctor of Social Science   at the Maynooth University is designed to:

  • further progress the commitment of the Department and the University to combining the highest levels of academic achievement with excellence in professional education by educating flexible, innovative and skilled practitioners who can contribute to development of theory and practice in youth work, community work and the realisation of rights for marginalised groups.
  • enable experienced practitioners to undertake original, rigorous research in youth work, community work and rights based contexts that contributes to the development of their disciplines.

Career

While the participants on the DSocSc will be skilled professionals on entry to the programme, experience over the four years will prepare them to further advance in their professional and academic careers in the areas of senior management, policy development, teaching and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social science, the social professions and the foundations of social research
  • Social Research Debates & Processes
  • Participatory and Feminist Analysis and Research
  • Critical Debates in Practice
  • Research Design
  • Professional Practice: Perspectives on Education, Development, Gender, Diversity and Conflict & Mediation Studies
  • Governance, Organisations, Leadership and Change
  • Realising Rights: Social Policy Debates & Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All candidates should hold at least an MA or equivalent level 9 academic qualification, ideally in a social science discipline. 
  • They should have a minimum of five years post-qualifying professional experience in youth work, community work, social policy or rights and social change work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14000 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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