Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

September

Course content

This degree captures the distinctive approach to sociology at Exeter, taking an interdisciplinary perspective on the some of the biggest issues and questions facing contemporary societies.

Topics covered include:

  • The relationship between science, technology and the social world
  • How we can better understand contemporary societies, particularly in relation to health, well-being and culture
  • Questioning taken-for-granted assumptions regarding contemporary modes of life and developing new ways of apprehending them

You will also explore a range of different social research methods and conceptual tools and learn to apply them in your own research of the social world.

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.

TOEFL IBT*

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 and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192