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Contemporary Sociology - MA


University of Leicester Sociology

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This is for you if... you want to gain a deeper understanding of key sociological issues and debates and develop your social research skills.

Course description

This degree will provide you with advanced training in sociology, focusing on contemporary theories, themes and debates. You will develop your social research skills enabling you to move into a variety of careers as well as providing opportunities for further academic research.

The course combines four core modules with two option modules which, along with your dissertation, allow you to specialise in your preferred area of sociological research. In the core modules you will explore some of the main problems of contemporary societies, such as environmental change, terrorism, or the role of the media, together with analysis of

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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree in a relevant social science subject. Other qualifications may be considered.


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