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The MA in Sociology invites you to think systematically about the social world and how it is changing.
The programme provides a comprehensive overview of the foundational concerns and current debates in sociology, and offers a range of options for exploring applications in specific areas of research. You learn about current theoretical tools and develop skills in research and data analysis, which can be used in a range of professional fields. The programme is also an excellent basis for pursuing further research in sociology or more specialised or applied subjects.
Our School has a long and distinguished history and is one of the largest and most successful social science research communities in Europe. An
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A good honours degree in sociology or a related social science discipline, or substantial experience in social or political research or a relevant profession.
All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information. Due to visa restrictions, students who require a student visa to study cannot study part-time unless undertaking a distance or blended-learning programme with no on-campus provision.
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I've learnt a lot from the way staff informally discuss their research. Everyone is really open. They are always interested in what I am researching and suggest new avenues that I could explore.
The course expanded my faculties and critical thinking, it challenged the way that I approached social thought and research. Learning from, and engaging with, leading academics proved invaluable and the weekly staff-student seminars kept me in touch with a wide range of different research.
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