Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

Sociology: Global Inequalities and Comparative Social Policy

This taught postgraduate programme offers an exciting opportunity to engage with the sociological analysis of the varied and multi­faceted contemporary global inequalities and policy landscape. It allows you to engage with a rich contextual, historical and practical application of sociological insights into a range of socio­cultural and political arenas. Viewing and analysing the global picture is increasingly a core concern for postgraduate Sociology students, and this MSc offers you a set of core skills.

Entry requirements

Our standard offer for accepting students onto this course is an upper second class undergraduate honours degree from a recognised institution of higher education. Students without previous qualifications but with relevant experience may be accepted as part of this process.

Course modules

Modules include: Global Inequalities; Comparative Social Policy; Research Methods 1 and 2; Dissertation.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a range of formative and summative methods, including essays, case studies, informal presentations and report writing, which take account of the acquisition of relevant knowledge and understanding and the development of academic style and practical skills. Accordingly, assessment procedures will take account of your needs in terms of your newly acquired knowledge and understanding, as well as developing various transferrable skills which will prepare you for suitable entry into various professional roles.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

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Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
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