University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Sociology

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.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in sociology, social policy, development studies, international relations, political science or a related subject. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: explorations in contemporary social change; foundations of sociological inquiry; qualitative methods; quantitative methods. Optional modules include: 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.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed on coursework and exams; students also write a 15000-word disseration.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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