Full Title:Migration and Social Change
Module Code:SOCS H7003
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. A student completing the module should be able to:.
  2. Evaluate the impact on Irish society of mass emigration.
  3. Appraise the arguments for state controls over emigration.
  4. Assess the economic, and social consequences of mass immigration into Ireland.
  5. Evaluate the arguments surrounding the Irish Citizenship Referendum of 2004.
  6. Assess the possible implications for Irish identity.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Immigration: Economic migrants, asylum seekers, refugees and
Ethnic diversity and Irish identity
The New Ireland?
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Formal Examination100.00%

Full Time

No Course Work
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination None 100.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Directed Reading n/a 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial n/a 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lecture n/a 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study n/a 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Fanning, B (ed.), Immigration and Social Change in the Republic of Ireland, Manchester University Press, 2007
  • Cohen, R, Migration and its Enemies: Global capital, migrant labour, and the nation-state, Polity Press, 2006
  • Moses, J, International Migration: Globalisation¬ís last frontier, Zed Books, 2006
  • Lentin, R. and McVeigh, R, After Optimism: Ireland as a Racial State, Metro Eireann Publications 2006
  • Ni Eigeartaigh, A. Howard, K (eds.), Rethinking Diasporas, CPS, 2007
  • Howard, K, Constructing the Irish of Britain,, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 29, pp.104-123
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_HCYWO_7 Bachelor of Arts in Community Youth Work 5 Mandatory