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University College Dublin: Comparative Social Change

Institution University College Dublin View institution profile
Department School of Applied Social Science
Web www.ucd.ie/global
Email graduatestudies@ucd.ie
Telephone 00353 1 716 4043
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc Comparative Social Change is a one­year full time programme which is jointly delivered by Trinity’s Department of Sociology and the School of Sociology at UCD. It provides students with the theoretical frameworks and practical research skills necessary to understand the processes and pressing issues presented by global social change.

The programme uses the recent experience of Irish social change in a comparative European and global context to provide training in substantive topics relating to issues of comparative social change.The MSc has a strong international dimension drawing on rich and informative experiences from Ireland, Europe and further afield particularly India, China and Brazil (BRICs).

The programme provides advanced training in conceptualising, designing and conducting comparative research, across countries, and examines the role that this can play in policy development.

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Why UCD?
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2022 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 173 in the world. We were also named the University of the Year 2020 by the Sunday Times Good University Guide.

UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 34,000 students with some 8,500 international students drawn from 130 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 9,000 graduate students; almost …

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