Taught course

Sociology and Social Policy

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a relevant discipline. In some circumstances, professional qualifications are considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme allows you to combine advanced-level training in sociology and social policy. The combination allows you to acquire substantive knowledge about the nature of social needs, the emergence and reactions to social problems, and the contested, political boundaries between the individual and the state, across two complementary disciplines. Choose from the quantitative, the qualitative or the substantive pathway: this means you have a broad choice of modules.

Modules from (depending on pathway):
Understanding Modernity; International Social Policy; Understanding Social Change; International Social Welfare; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Quantitative Methods; Qualitative Methods; Project Modules 1 and 2 (from a range of specialist options)

Plus dissertation

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
44(0)23 8059 5395