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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

    £7,540 per year (UK/EU), £16,120 per year (Overseas)

  • Last Updated

    15 November 2017

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

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Core

◾Research Projects in Practice: From Design to Dissemination

◾Contemporary Debates in Sociology

◾Dissertation

Optional

◾Debates in Gender Research

◾Gender, Sex and Bodies

◾Gender and Violence

◾Feminist Media and Cultural Studies

◾Environment and Culture

◾Methods in Science and Technology Studies

◾Mobilities, Society & Change

◾The Social Life of Science and Technology: Theories and Debates

◾Capitalism and Crisis

◾Cybercultures

◾Social and Cultural Theory

◾Consumer Society

◾Critical Methods in Media and Cultural Studies

◾Critical Debates in Media and Cultural Studies


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

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