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CK101
Arts - Sociology

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Sociology is concerned with identity and multiculturalism; sexuality and intimacy; media and popular culture; environment and sustainability; law and justice; crime and deviance; anthropology, civilisation and religion; art, culture and literature; health and well-being; politics and community; economy and society.

It is concerned with the modern world, how it has come into being and what challenges and crises it faces, at local, national and global levels. It ask questions about the decline of the power of the church; what it means to be "Irish" in an era of immigration and globalisation; the world financial crisis and the political crisis of Europe; global climate change and the future of Western civilisation.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
. 6M3566 Drama
EPADT. 5M5152 Theatre Production
ETFPX. 5M5158 Film and Television Production
. 5M5162 Media Engineering
EPATP. 5M5163 Theatre Performance
. 5M5165 Trade Union Studies
CASFX. 5M5267 Food Science
EPAMX. 5M2011 Music
. 6M0691 Software Development
ERPXX. 5M4511 Radio Production
EYXXX. 5M4732 Youth Work
DTXXX. 5M5011 Tourism with Business
. 5M5028 Applied Ecology
. 5M5048 Creative Media
DSRXX. 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
DOREC. 5M5148 Outdoor Sport and Recreation
DCHSX. 5M4468 Community Health Services
DCHSN. 5M4349 Nursing Studies
BLSXX. 5M3789 Legal Studies
CASLT. 5M3807 Laboratory Techniques
DHSXX. 5M4339 Healthcare Support
. 5M3782 Health Service Skills
EETXX. 5M3635 Education and Training
ELAXX. 5M3114 General Studies
ECDXX. 5M3050 Community Development
DCHCC. 5M2786 Community Care
BBSAX. 5M2468 Business Administration
EPJXX. 5M2464 Journalism
EASSX. 5M2181 Applied Social Studies
ECHSX. 5M2154 Cultural and Heritage Studies
EMEXX. 5M2149 Sound Production
EMMPX. 5M2146 Multimedia Production
BBSXX. 5M2102 Business Studies
EPXXX. 5M2094 Photography
ELESX. 5M2073 Language and European Studies
BCCOX. 5M2071 Contact Centre Operations
BMXXX. 5M2069 Marketing
BIPXX. 5M2067 Information Processing
DCHSC. 5M2009 Early Childhood Care and Education
BBSSX. 5M1997 Office Administration


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Must have distinctions in any 4 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience, W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC qualification.

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Sociology is the study of people and how we interact with one another. Having a good understanding of human relationships can be a bonus in a range of careers across all sectors. Sociology graduates leave university with a broad range of transferable skills, including being able to work to deadlines, make good arguments and think creatively.

Our Sociology graduates have made careers in fields such as:
media, journalism, and communications
arts and cultural industries
human resources
management
advertising and marketing
the civil service, government and public administration
the Garda Síochána and corrections services
health, education and social services
planning, environment and sustainability
international development and human rights agencies.

Many of our sociologists from UCC have gone on to become lecturers and professors at universities in Ireland, the UK, the US, Canada and Australia.



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