Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree in Sociology or a related subject (e.g. Social Policy, Sociolinguistics, Political Science, Social Anthropology, etc). An upper second class degree (or equivalent) is desirable but applications from candidates with a lower second class degree and professional qualifications and/or appropriate experience will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

This degree is intended for students with a general interest in sociology who wish to update, extend and deepen their knowledge and understand current developments in the field. The programme aims to provide students with opportunities to expand their knowledge of the discipline by engaging with contemporary research and by undertaking historical and comparative study.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Social Sciences
+44 (0)1248 382222