Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Sociology and Social Research

This Sociology and Social Research MA provides specialist research training. The course provides high-quality research training to enhance key skills and employability. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognise it as offering the requisite skills training for preparation for a PhD. Sociology at Newcastle has a solid track record of excellence in research-grounded postgraduate studies.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a sociology/policy discipline such as: criminology, organisational studies, cultural studies, media studies, film studies, and human geography. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7200