UCD School of Sociology
invites applications for the Masters of Social Science in
Race, Migration and Decolonial Studies
This one-year programme – unique in Europe and internationally -- critically examines the global legacies and entanglements of colonialism, imperialism and neoliberalism as they underpin contemporary injustices exacted upon the vulnerable, the precarious, the disavowed.
Black feminist, critical race, queer of colour and decolonial traditions and practices of scholars, cultural workers, artists, activists and other ‘others’ constitute central components of the programme of study and training.
Through the minor dissertation project, students can further develop conceptual frameworks, critical analyses, engaged methodologies, reflexive forms knowledge mobilisation and other creative practices for use in their chosen fields and sectors – whether academic, activist, art, practitioner and/or policy.
We welcome applicants from a wide a range of backgrounds, experience and interests for both full and part-time study.
Graduates specialising the in the study of race, migration and decolonial studies in the School of Sociology are currently working in a range of contexts including: Media and Public Relations; Policy Analysis and Service Provision; Social, Community and Youth Development; Politics and Civil Society; Local, National and International Governance, and in Cultural and Creative Industries.
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For details regarding the application process, fees and scholarships, see
Application closes 30 June 2018