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Postgraduate Taught Courses

The School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work offers the following graduate programmes:

The opportunities provided by the School include:

  • Advanced training in social inquiry
  • Advanced training in quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Opportunities to study optional courses on Irish society and the Northern Ireland conflict in comparative perspective
  • Opportunities to attain post-qualifying awards in social work (specific, specialist, and leadership and strategy awards)
  • Opportunities to attain professional qualification in Systemic Psychotherapy/Family Therapy
  • Opportunities to attain training requirements in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Support to undertake original research and write a dissertation
  • Courses led by social researchers experienced at working in one of the most difficult and socially divided research environments in Europe
  • Courses may be taken either full- or part-time and up to Diploma level (without the research element)