Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
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The MSc in Sociology programme offers a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and understanding of sociology. Whether you have a background in a related field or are new to the subject, this programme will equip you with the critical thinking skills and sociological expertise needed for a successful career. With a focus on topics such as ethnicity, gender, social movements, and technology, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of sociological theories and methodologies. The programme structure includes a combination of mandatory and optional units, followed by a dissertation. Graduates of this programme have secured exciting roles in various sectors including NGOs, government departments, and international organizations.

About the course

This programme gives you the opportunity to extend your core sociological knowledge and understanding. It will also bolster your understanding of the subject if your background is in a related area, but you do not have specialist knowledge of sociology.

The key learning goals are to develop your critical use and comprehension of social theory, while gaining a grounding in methodologies and techniques of enquiry. There is also a focus on distinctive, substantive sociological topics, such as ethnicity, multiculturalism, gender, sexuality, social movement, technology, religion and culture.

The dissertation gives you the opportunity to pursue a sociological project of your choice in greater depth, while still providing close academic supervision.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or international equivalent in any discipline.

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