University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Contemporary Identities

The study of identity is a burgeoning area of sociological and cultural studies. The programme provides an introduction, over a range of units, to key themes in this field, with identity explored in both theoretical and substantive ways.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Core units: Globalisation and culture; interpreting gender; qualitative social research; theories and politics of multiculturalism; theories of ethnicity and racism; culture, postmodernity, and religion; narrating the self; nations and nationalism; care, labour and gender; religion and politics; understanding risk; popular music and society; quantitative social research; advanced quantitative social research; social class in contemporary society.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Telephone number: 
0117 331 7577