Taught course

Sociology (MA)

Institution
Lancaster University · Sociology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant social science.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The MA in Sociology addresses recent key concerns and enduring intellectual traditions within sociology and related social sciences. The degree addresses issues such as inequality, racism, violence, capitalism and social change among many important themes with particular contemporary relevance. Critical debate and modes of embedding critical thought in reflective practice mark core skills you will develop in this course. The core modules ground you in theory, methods and analytical tools, and options allow you to apply them to particular issues. For the dissertation you will conduct independent study with a supervisor, choosing from a range of topics similar in scope to the options offered.

Information for international students

IELTS: Overall score of at least 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Sociology Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
spgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 593148