Taught course

Medical Sociology

Institution
Royal Holloway, University of London · Department Social Work
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a first or upper second class honours degree in sociology or a related discipline, or in an interdisciplinary field with substantial social science content. Students not meeting these requirements, but with appropriate professional experience, will be considered on an individual basis and may be required to take an assessed reading course before entry. Informal enquiries to the course director about eligibility are welcomed.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Mainly taught in seminar format, the programme consists of four core mandatory courses: Sociology Of Health And Illness, Health Care Organisation, Theory And Methods Of Social Research, Quantitative Methods For Postgraduates.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment10
Dissertation25 (12000 words)
`Take home' essay papers65

Course contact details

Name
Dr M Elston
Email
j.gabe@rhul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1784 443681 / 414134
Fax
+44 (0) 1784 439248