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  Sociology and Social Policy MSc

University of Southampton    Faculty of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

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Are you passionate about understanding society and tackling social inequality? The Sociology and Social Policy MSc at the University of Southampton is the perfect programme for you. Delve into topics like globalisation, gender, and class, and explore their connection to social policy concepts such as health and welfare. With three exciting pathways to choose from, you can tailor your studies to match your interests or career goals. Gain expertise in sociology, social science philosophy, research methods, and independent research. Entry requirements include a 2:1 degree in relevant subjects like sociology or criminology. Kick-start your career in social research, public administration, or continue your studies at the PhD level.

About the course

Explore how society works and discover the causes of social inequality on this MSc Sociology and Social Policy master's course. Here at the University of Southampton, you'll learn about issues such as globalisation, gender and class, and understand how they relate to social policy concepts. These include health, social risk and the welfare state. We offer 3 different pathways on this course, allowing you to fit your studies to your interests or career plans.

On this UK master’s course you’ll gain in-depth knowledge of: 

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Entry Requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject, such as:

social policy
social administration

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A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your study.

Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.

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