• Max Duration 12
  • Tuition fee 4.000 for Home and EU Students/9.950 for International Students
  • Start Date of Studies September 2011
  • Currency Pounds
  • Programme Alternatives full-time
  • Educational Form taught
  • Language English
  • Scolarships and other features Scholarship payed
  • Programme Description

    This Masters course in Sociology offers systematic understanding of sociological theory, research methods and issues and debates at the forefront of the discipline, particularly in the areas of social inequalities and social issues.

    This new Masters degree has been designed to reflect current developments in the field and draws upon the established expertise of our research active staff. The course provides the opportunity for you to advance your knowledge of sociological theory and explore the debates at the forefront of the discipline, as well as receiving research methods training.

    Why choose the MA Sociology?

        - Develop critical skills and advance your knowledge of Sociology.
        - Explore the key issues and debates with a focus on social inequalities and social issues.
        - Develop an understanding of a range of global issues.
        - Choose from a number of specialist sociological options complemented by the research strengths of our staff.
        - Gain a range of transferable skills in areas such as research methods, critical thought, rational enquiry, communication and presentation.
        - Choose to study full-time or part-time.


    Graduates will be well placed to go into a wide variety of professions such as:

        - teaching
        - research
        - politics
        - public administration
        - the social and health services
        - journalism
        - other areas of the media
        - law
        - publishing
        - industry
        - accounting
        - marketing
        - human resources
        - management.

    Graduates may consider continuing on to a MPhil/PhD program to continue the intellectual curiosity/imagination the MA will have fostered.


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