A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a sociology/policy discipline such as criminology, organisational studies, cultural studies; media studies, film studies or human geography.
Months of entry
- an appreciation of the theoretical traditions that influence and shape sociology as a discipline
- an awareness of the philosophical principles and epistemological frameworks that underpin all social enquiry
- an understanding of social divisions as structures of power and inequality
- an understanding of the profound transformations in contemporary society and the implications of this for understanding collective and individual agency
- a strong practical grounding in a range of research methods and awareness of the epistemological consequences of methodological issues and choices
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 3 English Language requirements: Direct Entry : IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Karyn McCloud, Clerical Officer (Postgraduate Taught), School of Geography, Politics and Sociology
- +44 (0) 191 208 7200