Taught course

Sociology (The Sociology of Marginality and Exclusion)

Institution
University of Cambridge · Department of Sociology
Qualifications
MPhil

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High 2:1 Honours Degree.

We require a previous academic background in sociology or related subject areas such as psychology and politics. This course is not suitable for people new to the discipline of sociology.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Upon completion of the programme students should have:

  • an advanced understanding of current research on selected topics in the sociology of marginality and exclusion;
  • a broad understanding of theoretical approaches to marginality and exclusion;
  • an understanding of the basic principles of social research, the skills necessary to conduct independent research and practical experience in the use of research methods;
  • an ability to apply modern social theory with respect to empirical topics;
  • a deeper understanding of their chosen specialist area, including command of the literature and current research;
  • the ability to situate their own research within current developments in the field.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
socgrad@hermes.cam.ac.uk