Taught course

Equality & Human Rights

University of Glasgow · School of Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme examines equality and human rights in a social context, empirically and theoretically, while also providing advanced training in sociology and social science research methodology to fulfill Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) postgraduate research training requirements.

Programme Structure

You will take four core courses and two optional courses as well as complete a dissertation.

Core courses

  • Advanced qualitative methods
  • Equality and human rights
  • Qualitative methods
  • Social science statistics 1.

Optional courses

  • Gender and society
  • Sexualities and society
  • Racism and modernity
  • Religion in society
  • Class and stratification
  • The disabling society.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Clair Clarke