Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

Sociology

This course offers students the opportunity to enhance and deepen their knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology as well as develop their expertise in the principles and application of social research methodologies. Its design is informed by the expertise of research-active staff to reflect the most recent developments within the discipline. Staff specialisms include: the impact of social studies of science and technology; the changing nature of contemporary identity, including national identities and diasporas; the nature of agency and risk; surveillance and crime in global contexts.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply. If English is not the 1st language, applicants are expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent English language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Course modules

Core modules: Postgraduate research methods; contemporary social theory; major project. Optional modules: Crime and control in late modernity; nationalism, diasporas and identities; nature technology and society; special subject.

Assessment methods

Assessment varies from module to module, but typically consists of a 5000-word essay plus a presentation of approximately 20 minutes; a case study plus presentation, or a portfolio of activities to be submitted at the end of the module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 11,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

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