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Course content

This programme examines equality and human rights in a social context, empirically and theoretically, while also providing advanced training in sociology and social science research methodology to fulfill Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) postgraduate research training requirements.

Why this programme

  • You will examine key debates and theories concerning equality and human rights and how they have influenced social policy and practice, develop a critical understanding of sociology and gain skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • You are taught research methods by expert staff from many disciplines within the College of Social Sciences. This means you benefit from a range of specialist knowledge and methodology.
  • This degree is taught jointly with the MSc in Equality and Human Rights. It has a stronger focus on the subject, with less emphasis on research methods.

Programme structure

You will take five core courses and one optional course as well as complete a dissertation.

Core courses

  • Advanced qualitative methods
  • Equality and human rights
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Research design.

Optional courses may include

  • A public social science
  • Class and stratification
  • Gender relations
  • Improving health and social outcomes
  • Racism and modernity
  • Religion in society
  • Sexualities and society
  • The disabling society.

Programme alteration or discontinuation

The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.

Career prospects

The programme will provide you with initial expertise in equality and human rights as a foundation for a professional or research career.


Visit the Equality & Human Rights (MRes) page on the University of Glasgow website for more details!

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