Taught course

Two year Master's in Sociology

Institution
University of Kent · School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Undergraduate study at an overseas University or institution in a relevant social sciences field, or an undergraduate degree from a UK institution where the particular area of intended SSPSSR study has represented a component but not the principal focus of study, or a relevant Foundation degree, ordinary (Bachelors) degree, Diploma of Higher Education or other higher diploma.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Aimed at international students, this programme provides an introduction to high-level academic study leading to a recognised postgraduate qualification.

You gain a clear, confident and advanced understanding of the subject while receiving coaching in academic study and writing. Language and study support are also given in the first year to help you achieve your full potential.

The skills you develop on this programme include critical thinking, data analysis and presentation of key findings as well as transferable skills such as time management, IT and problem solving.

Course structure

The specialist pathway of Sociology enables you to tailor your degree to your needs and career aspirations. The programme includes core language and study skills components which you will undertake in your first year.

You develop highly transferrable skills including time management, team work, research and analytic methods, problem-solving and IT skills. Teaching is student-centred through a combination of taught classes, lectures, seminars, group work and independent study.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/

Fees and funding

Please see our funding web pages for the most current information and application details.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (subject enquiries)
Email
sspssr-pg-admin@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 823684
Fax
+44 (0) 1227 827005