University of Bristol

Ethnicity and Multiculturalism

This programme is principally concerned with explaining the importance of ethnicity and multiculturalism, race, racism, diaspora and communalism in contemporary societies. It has a particular focus on the nature of multicultural and multi-ethnic societies, the issues surrounding culture in a modern and postmodern world, and the growing public policy implications of addressing ethnic, cultural, linguistic and religious diversity within modern nation states. It also examines the discrimination, exclusion, marginality and unfair treatment of minority groups, and the violation of their civil rights in different societies.

Course modules

Students on this programme will take a combination of mandatory and optional taught units within the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies. Each unit is delivered over the course of 12 weeks and assessed by an essay (or equivalent form of written submission). The taught section of the programme is followed in the summer term by a dissertation. Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Ethnicity and Multiculturalism. (


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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