Taught course

Applied Social Research

Trinity College Dublin · School of Social Work and Social Policy

Entry requirements

Students who apply for the Masters in Applied Social Research typically have an undergraduate degree in a social science discipline. However, we accept graduates in other disciplines including health sciences, business studies, marketing, history etc.

Months of entry


Course content

This Masters course aims to equip students with the skills necessary for the conduct of social research, including advanced training in quantitative and qualitative methodologies. The course is multi-disciplinary and career-focused. We aim to create a stimulating learning environment for our students and put great store in the search for innovative directions in research. We teach through a combination of lectures and workshops which encourage interaction, dialogue and debate between students and between students and their lecturers. Our teaching team comprises individuals with high-level research and teaching skills who have a strong repertoire of experience in the design, conduct, and publication of research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Ms Mairead Pascoe, Course Administrator
+353 1 896 2347