Entry requirements

A 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Why are ‘private troubles’ also ‘public issues’? This programme enables you to explore and answer questions just like this. This programme will appeal if you’re interested in how social life shapes individuals’ experiences of the world around us. From across sociology and allied social sciences, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of theories and methodologies. Then, you’ll have the opportunity to tailor your programme to your own specific interests through our wide range of options.

You’ll study areas including: examining individuals’ experiences, and encounters with structures and institutions; reading new empirical research; exploring social theories; and assessing innovative methodologies.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Office
+44 (0)24 765 23600