Postgraduate Taught Programmes in Sociology

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Meet our students

What our students really think about sociology, the university and the city.

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Meet our staff

Meet the people who'll help you learn what sociology is all about.

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We offer two postgraduate taught programmes:

MA Sociology and Social Research
MA Sociology

MA Sociology and Social Research provides specialist research training, and is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as offering the requisite skills training for preparation for a PhD. This research training MA is designed to provide high quality research training to enhance key skills and employability.

MA Sociology is a non-research training programme designed to equip students from different academic and professional backgrounds with an awareness and understanding of the theoretical traditions and concepts that shape Sociology as a discipline.

Postgraduate students in Sociology play an integral role in attending, organising and participating in the wide range of events and activities that take place within the Sociology community in the School.

In terms of facilities, the School provides: a dedicated postgraduate computer room (eight work stations with unlimited internet access); a postgraduate common room; postgraduate study rooms; and access to telephone, fax, computing and photocopying facilities.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Professor Jackie Leach Scully (Sociology MA Programmes Director) or Karyn McCloud (Clerical Officer - Postgraduate Taught). Please also see our Postgraduate Study Sociology brochure.

For details of the application process for Sociology, please see guidance on how to apply.