University of Sheffield
This course helps you think systematically about the social world, the changes taking place and what those changes mean for societies of the future. You�ll analyse social problems at a local, national and global level. Core modules cover theoretical concepts and methods in sociology. We focus on major contemporary social problems. Optional modules are based on research we�re doing into various important topics. You�ll write a dissertation on a topic of your choice.
2.1 Honours degree in sociology, social policy, development studies, international relations, political science or a related subject; if students don't have a degree in this area but have relevant work experience, get in touch with us to discuss. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: these include: explorations in contemporary social change; foundations of sociological inquiry; qualitative methods; quantitative methods. Optional modules: the list includes: what it means to be human; men, masculinities and gender relations; sociology of the new genetics; intimacy and personal relationships; cultural theory; sociology of whiteness.
Students are assessed on coursework and exams; students also write a 15000-word disseration.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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