University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Sociology & Global Change

This programme provides core teaching in the ideas and approaches of sociology as applied to understanding social order and social change globally and internationally. It explores the local impacts of global processes, and global impacts of local processes. This programme will give you a better understanding of global processes of social change, and allow you to explore topics of personal interest in depth, both in coursework and in a supervised dissertation project. It will appeal to those concerned about some of the key social problems and dynamics of our day, providing a thorough grounding in approaches to social research on global issues. It presents sociology as the study of a dynamic and globalising world, around such issues as: - sustainable development - migration, refugees and displacement - global financial markets - social network analysis - China - human rights and citizenship - digital and global popular cultures - inequality You will become part of a community led by international experts working on globally involved topics, in one of the UK's best departments for research and teaching.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team (School of Social and Political Science)
Telephone number: 
01316513064