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Programme Learning Outcomes

By the end of this degree programme students will have demonstrated ability to:

  • apply social science theories and social research evidence to the critical analysis and evaluation of contemporary social issues and policies.
  • implement documentary, quantitative and qualitative research techniques and methods in the analysis of social issues, policies and problems.
  • adopt a comparative, research-informed approach to academic essays and project work
  • undertake and complete a research dissertation
  • monitor and evaluate interventions by the state and civil society to address social problems
  • participate in the delivery of social and public services and voluntary sector social service activities.
  • bring to bear an equality / social justice perspective on public policy formulation
  • undertake advanced postgraduate or professional training in sociology, social pulicy, social research, social work, education, youth work and addiction studies.