University of East London
The course introduces to a variety of cutting edge research methods and topics of study, including urban change, class, gender, race, terrorism, nationalism and social policy. Students also receive advanced training in key sociological theories aimed at enhancing understanding changes and crises associated with the modern era. In addition, the programme encourages students to consider contemporary debates through an attention to the local area and includes opportunities to carry out research in collaboration with organisations and research partners. As part of a flexible platform, students have the option to study full-time or part-time. Full-time students usually complete in 1 year, while part-time students carry out 2 years of study.
Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above in sociology or a related discipline. Equivalent professional or research experience would also be considered based on a statement and supporting material. Candidates seeking entry on the basis of professional or research experience will also be interviewed. In the case of applicants whose 1st language is not English, then IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.
Modules include: Theorising modernity, understanding crises; framing questions, locating research; themes and issues in sociology; Masters dissertation. Optional modules include: Critical theories of international relations; global environmental politics; introduction to forced migration; current issues in forced migration; landscapes of power and rights; anthropology, human rights and justice.
Assessment is through a wide range of coursework, including essays, project work, oral presentations, critical readings, annotated bibliographies, publicity briefings, independent research reports. Each module is assessed independently at the end of the teaching period.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,990 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,165 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Docklands Campus||Newham||E16 2RD||South East|
0208 223 3333