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Humanities Joint Major - Sociology and Politics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Sligo, Ireland
The Humanities Joint Major - Sociology and Politics course from Institute of Technology Sligo lets you examine our society, its structure, its organisations, and ask questions around the complexities of this social world. 
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Overview

Humanities Joint Major - Sociology and Politics from Institute of Technology Sligo offers two subjects that are exciting, thought-provoking and challenging to us as individuals and members of the wider society.

Dividing your time between sociology and politics, you develop an in-depth understanding of the social forces that create and sustain the political and social world and the inequity that exists within these structures.

Careers

Because of the transferable skills that such a programme supports graduates are expected to pursue a wide range of careers in

  • Advocacy roles
  • Non-Government Organisations
  • Public sector jobs
  • Community development
  • Social policy
  • National and local government
  • Teaching, following additional post-graduate study.

In addition, those with arts degree skills continue to find employment within the Business and Technology sectors where grandaunts’ interdisciplinary levels of knowledge and skills are consistently sought after.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology, Culture and Society
  • Health, the Body and Society
  • Sociology of Childhood and Family -JMP
  • Globalisation, International Relations and Human Rights
  • The Politics of Diversity
  • Race, Ethnicity and Migration
  • Active Politics Placement
  • Community Development & Local Government

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    513

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • The requirement for entry to one of our Level 8 programmes is a minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
  • We accept a H7 and above in Higher Level Mathematics, and also a B2 or higher in Foundation mathematics, as meeting the mathematics entry requirements.
  • We require a minimum of 160 points for all Level 8 programmes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Sligo

  • 650 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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