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  • Study Type

    Full time & Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Sociology

  • Start Date

    October

  • Course Duration

    12 months full-time, 24 month part-time

  • Course Type

    MA

  • Course Fees

    £7,250 per year (UK/EU), £15,500 per year (Overseas)

  • Last Updated

    25 October 2016

Course content

The MA in Sociology addresses recent key concerns and enduring intellectual traditions within sociology and related social sciences. The degree addresses issues such as inequality, racism, violence, capitalism and social change among many important themes with particular contemporary relevance. Critical debate and modes of embedding critical thought in reflective practice mark core skills you will develop in this course. The core modules ground you in theory, methods and analytical tools, and options allow you to apply them to particular issues. For the dissertation you will conduct independent study with a supervisor, choosing from a range of topics similar in scope to the options offered.

Modules
Compulsory modules:
• Contemporary Debates in Sociology
• Research Projects in Practice
• Independent Research Dissertation

Optional modules:
Choose four; options may vary from year to year
• Capitalism and Crisis
• Consumer Society
• Critical Debates in Media and Cultural Studies
• Debates in Gender Research
• Feminist Media and Cultural Theory
• Gender, Sex and Bodies
• Mobilities, Society and Change
• Social and Cultural Theory
• Theories and Debates in Environment and Culture

Visit the Sociology page on the Lancaster University website for more details!

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