A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
This programme provides core teaching in the ideas and approaches of sociology as applied to understanding social order and social change globally and internationally. It explores the local impacts of global processes, and global impacts of local processes.
This programme will give you a better understanding of global processes of social change, and allow you to explore topics of personal interest in depth, both in coursework and in a supervised dissertation project.
It will appeal to those concerned about some of the key social problems and dynamics of our day, providing a thorough grounding in approaches to social research on global issues.
It presents sociology as the study of a dynamic and globalising world, around such issues as:
- sustainable development
- migration, refugees and displacement
- global financial markets
- social network analysis
- human rights and citizenship
- digital and global popular cultures
You will become part of a community led by international experts working on globally involved topics, in one of the UK’s best departments for research and teaching.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team
- +44 (0)131 651 1560/3064