Sociology and Social Research
This course provides a detailed knowledge of approaches to the study of contemporary society. It also familiarises students, in a practical way, with the research methods which can be applied to this area of intellectual inquiry, and allows them to make critical use of these research methods. Students develop an understanding of how social, political and cultural changes manifest themselves and what their causes are.
Normally, at least an upper 2nd Class degree taken in an appropriate subject at a British or Irish university, or an equivalent qualification on the completion of appropriate tertiary-level studies elsewhere. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must also have an IELTS score of 6.5 overall with a minimum score of 6 in each component or an equivalent qualification.
Core modules: research methods; social divisions; social theory and social change; dissertation. Optional modules: health care organisation and policies; public policy, public management and governance; social policy: contemporary themes and challenges; work placement.
Assessment occurs through essays, examinations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,250 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 13,500 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,250 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
Languages and Social Sciences Admissions
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