Entry requirements

Normally a 1st or 2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university.

Months of entry


Course content

This degree provides training in the diverse, vibrant, exciting and expanding field of Cultural Sociology.

Topics covered include:

  • The major theories and theorists in cultural sociology, from the classics until today
  • Culture’s relations to social orders and forms of individual and collective agency
  • Culture and power
  • Culture and everyday life
  • Aesthetics and the human senses
  • New sociologies of art and aesthetic life

You will explore a wide range of different research methods that are used for investigating the world in cultural-sociological ways.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements
IELTS (Academic)
Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.
Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.
Pearson Test of English (Academic)
58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,300 (full-time) £4,150 (part-time)
International students
£17,700 (full-time)

We are delighted to offer Global Excellence Scholarships for students of outstanding academic quality applying to postgraduate Taught programmes starting in Autumn 2019.

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

College of Social Science and International Studies Read more at https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/sociology/culturalsociologyma/#Entry-requirements#LzQrJJkE3LUlo3x7.99
+44 (0) 1392 723192