For admission to postgraduate study, applicants are usually expected to hold (or to be in the process of completing) an undergraduate degree with good grades. equivalent to an honours degree at upper second class (2.1) level from a UK university, usually in a discipline related to the proposed area of study.
Months of entry
A very wide range of research activity involves a considerable diversity of perspectives, but the integration of theoretical and empirical issues and historically based research is a distinctive feature. Applications are particularly welcome from students wishing to specialise in: social theory, the sociology of art, culture and knowledge, medical sociology and health services, urban and rural society, family and intimate relations, youth, gender, inequality and social stratification, work and organisations, Scottish society and politics, political sociology, nationalism, race relations, development and South Asian studies, risk and environment, financial markets, science and technology studies.
Urban and Rural Sociology; Family and Intimate Relations; Youth; Gender; Inequality and Stratification; Work and Organisations; Scottish Society and Politics; Political Sociology; Race Relations
Fees and funding
ESRC studentships, some university.
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Graduate School Social and Political Studies
- +44 (0) 131 651 3244