The MA Community Research Plus+ programme is unique in providing students with real time, real-life on-the-job research training in UL Engage-supported community/university collaborative projects (locally and internationally).
This innovative cross-disciplinary and practice based graduate programme comprises a common ‘engaged research and practice’ core augmented by disciplinary specific academic training and research. To achieve this the MA Community Research Plus+ programme combines traditional lecture-based graduate studies with real time, real-life, on-the-job research training in UL Engage-supported community/university collaborative projects (locally and internationally).
Students choose one of three areas of graduate specialism:
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Students taking the MA in Community Research+ may take eith of two pathways; MA in Community Research + Journalism or MA Community Research + Development
Programme Content MA in Community Research + Journalism
Autumn Semester (Compulsory)
Spring Semester (Select two)
Applicants must have a first or second class level 8 honours degree (NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) in a relevant or appropriate subject, or equivalent prior learning that is recognised by the University as meeting this requirement. The University reserves the right to short-list and interview applicants as deemed necessary
These are based on Residency, Citizenship, Course requirements.
Review the three groups of criteria to determine your fee status as follows
The MA Community Research + is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in community based settings in the public, semi-state and not-for-profit sector. This MA combines practice based learning with academic rigour. Students taking this MA will be expected to be strongly motivated to develop applied research skills in the community.
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