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Social Sciences

Sociology

BSc Digital Society

3 years

€2083 pa

Programme profile


Are you interested in understanding how digital technologies are changing the world? Are you eager to develop knowledge and skills to ensure digital technologies result in good outcomes for different social groups? Are you open to different disciplinary perspectives and willing to learn how to combine them? Then this programme might be right for you.

We are living in an increasingly digital world, in which every aspect of our lives is being affected, from how we communicate and socialise, to how we work, learn, create, stay healthy and participate in politics and the economy. This programme will provide you with tools to better understand the history of the digital revolution and the impact of digitalisation on today’s society and culture, so that you can play a role in shaping the digital transformations of tomorrow

Programme content


First year
What is (a) digital society;Making your digital presence; Politics and digitalisation'; Introduction to digital technologies; What is research?; ICT revolutions:Continuity and change; Digital Sources;  Digital cultures; Surveillance society

Second year
Datafication; Quantitative methods; Knowledge production; Working with (big) data; The 'good' life; Qualitative methods; Regulation and governance; Network analysis; Platform society

Third year
Internship OR Study abroad;  Minor' Critical debates in digital society; Electives; Bachelor thesis

Entry Requirements


Three A-levels and three GCSEs

Six passes at Leaving Certificate, inc 3 x H5

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