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  Social Research - MA

Lancaster University    Department of Sociology

Full time & Part time See Course MA 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Sociology (33)

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Are you passionate about social research? The MA in Social Research at Lancaster University is the perfect programme for you. With its excellent research ratings and supportive culture, Lancaster offers a rigorous training in analysing evidence, preparing you for further research or exciting careers. You'll have the flexibility to tailor your research by choosing one of our five specialist pathways: Sociology, Gender Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, Environment, Culture and Society, or Science, Technology, Innovation and Social Practices. Our vibrant social community, inspiring academics, and real-world projects will equip you with the skills sought after by employers worldwide. Join us and make a valued contribution to the research culture.

About the course

Why Lancaster?

  • Study in our well-respected department with its excellent research ratings and supportive culture
  • Benefit from rigorous training in analysing evidence – useful preparation for further research or a range of exciting careers
  • Pick from a wide range of optional modules within our five specialist pathways
  • Be inspired by our widely published academics who’ve also produced podcast series, videos and even board games
  • Be part of our vibrant social community – try one of our Feminist Movie Mondays or our ‘intellectual party’ student conference

Our MA Social Research is a fantastic stepping-stone if you’re thinking of going on to do a PhD or further research. Or you may already be in employment and want to top up your research skills to make you more effective in your

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant social science.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.

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