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Sociology in Ireland

Sociology Courses in Ireland

Study a sociology degree in Ireland

Sociology is a branch of social science that studies the origins of society, its development, organisations, and institutions. It uses methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about human social activity, structures, and functions.

Sociology students will develop logical thinking, critical evaluation, literacy and expression, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. Sociology modules will cover the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and Emile Durkheim, as well as social change, social policy, and crime and society.

Careers in Sociology

Sociology graduates will find employment in the media, local government, research, management, consulting, housing and education, academia and teaching, policy analysis, non-governmental organisations and advisory roles in public services.

Sociology in Ireland Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Irish university, but international students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 5.5 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 32 points.

Where can I study Sociology in Ireland?

To learn more about the best sociology courses in Ireland, find details on the top ranking Sociology universities in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 below:

  1. Trinity College Dublin
  2. University College Dublin
  3. Dublin City University

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