University of York
Students taking this route are expected to undertake a rigorous piece of independent research working closely with their supervisor; supervision can be drawn from the department's range: criminology; conversation analysis; social media; sociology of health and the body; science and technology studies; gender; anomalous experience; culture and consumption.
Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in the relevant subject. Those who have, or are soon to complete, a degree in sociology or cognate discipline, or whose degree major contained a significant proportion of sociology units, are eligible to apply.
The 25,000 word thesis must be completed within a 12 month period (full time) and demonstrate good evidence of the candidate's ability to critically investigate a specific field of study, using solid and appropriate research methodology, written to a high standard of presentation.
A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||£ 4,165 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||£ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA (Res)||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA (Res)||Part-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|