National University of Ireland, Galway

College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies

Political Science and Sociology


University Road

Galway, Galway


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Literature (MLitt)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In the School of Political Science and Sociology, PhD students pursue their research as part of the thematic Research Cluster in which their supervisor is located. The School's Research Clusters are: Children, Youth and Families (the Child and Youth Research Centre Gender, Empowerment and Globalisation Governance and Sustainable Development Power, Conflict and Ideologies Applications within these areas, and/or which combine a Sociological with Political Science/Theory approach, would be particularly welcome, although, others should not feel precluded from applying. In choosing a research topic, it is particularly important to identify a potential supervisor with appropriate research interests.


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