University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Sociological Studies

This interdisciplinary course brings together sociologists, social policy analysts, social workers and social anthropologists. A central thread of sociological theory and research methods runs through everything that is done.

Course modules

Research topics: ageing; health and well-being; culture, identity and policy; international social policy; child welfare and child protection; citizenship; criminology and the sociology of crime and social control; comparative global and European social policy; quality of life; the sociology of science and technology; the sociology of ageing, death and dying; the sociology of childhood and youth studies; the sociology of gender and sexuality; the sociology of health, illness and disability; the sociology of identity; the sociology of mega-events; the sociology of museums and the heritage industry; the sociology of nationalism and national identity; the sociology of race and ethnicity; the sociology of surveillance.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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