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Department of Sociology

Sociology was first taught in Trinity College in 1968. The Department has a strong research record in the area of migration, ethnicity and conflict and is the only Sociology Department in Ireland to feature in the Top 40 in Europe. The Department is also highly committed to delivering high-quality teaching and providing an international student experience.

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  • Sociology Postgraduate Open Evening
    The Department of Sociology would like to invite you to an Open Evening to explore our taught and research postgraduate programmes including: a new MSc in Comparative Social Change delivered jointly with UCD; an MPhil in Race, Ethnicity, Conflict; and our PhD Programme. The event will take place on Wednesday 17 February at 17.00 in the TRISS Seminar Room (6th floor Arts Building).
  • School of Social Sciences and Philosophy students win Student Blog Competition
    Congratulations to Alexandra Trant (PPES), Annabel Pidgeon (PPES) and Philip Callan (BESS) who were awarded first, second and third place respectively in Trinity’s first Careers Advisory Service student blog competition.
  • Anne Holohan Awarded H2020 Funding for Project
    Dr Anne Holohan is Coordinator of a €2m H2020 project 'Gaming for Peace', building an online role-playing game to train personnel in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding missions. The project will build a base curriculum and embed it in the game to provide a learning experience in the soft skills of communication, cooperation, gender awareness and cultural competency.

In The Spotlight

Nan LinNew MSc in Comparative Social Change, starts September 2016

The Department of Sociology welcomes applications for its new one-year full-time MSc in Comparative Social Change, delivered jointly with UCD School of Sociology. This innovative programme has a strong international dimension, provides training in substantive topics on social change and combines real-world skills with advanced research training. For further information including admission and fees please click here. The application deadline is 30 June 2016.

MPhilApplications for MPhil in Race, Ethnicity, Conflict Now Open

The Department of Sociology welcomes applications for its one-year full-time MPhil in Race, Ethnicity, Conflict. This unique programme, founded in 1997, combines a focus on race-critical theory, population movement, conflict and resistance. For further information including admission and fees please click here. The application deadline is 30 June 2016.


Last updated 22 January 2016 sociology@tcd.ie.