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If you want to develop an advanced understanding of globalisation this programme will support a strong level of knowledge, research and theory. It is widely regarded as one of most important societal transformations of our time, one that is affecting people living all around the world. The core module employs interdisciplinary perspectives and a range of social science methods to analyse the economic, political, social, and cultural effects of globalization.

Courses include: Advanced Social Theory, Qualitative Sociology - Philosophical Methods, Dimensions of Globalisation, Religious Belief and Practice in the Modern World, Quantitative Sociology - Philosophy and Methods, The Comparative Study of European Societies, Post-Conflict Justice and Peacebuilding, Global Conflict and Peace Processes and your Dissertation (some courses optional)


Industry Links and Careers

You can go into an academic career, research within policy at government and local goverment level, Journalism, Politics, Publishing, Teaching, Business and Academia

Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • You get continuous assessment whilst you learn with strong independent research skills.
  • You study in a cosmopolitan city which offers you a range of activities both in the city and shire, including outdoor sports and events. The city is also home to the world energy industry.

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


full time
9 months
part time
18 months


part time
12 months
full time
6 months

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