Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University


The programme is designed specifically to let students explore and see the social world in different ways. Together with active researchers students will be encouraged to challenge established wisdom while studying the intellectual canon of the discipline. Drawing on our developing research culture we offer an inter-disciplinary, contemporary and relevant degree programme, drawing expertise from our interest in current sociological trends in Britain, Europe and globally.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline. Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) will be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made. Students whose first language is not English are normally required to have an IELTS 6.5 (reading 6, writing 6), TOEFL ibt 106 or other equivalent recognised English language qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced social theory; advanced studies in social research; contemporary; political sociology; dissertation/research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods will vary and may include academic essays; reports; presentations and examinations; a research proposal/research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hope Park Liverpool L16 9JD North West

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0151 291 3111