|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 honours degree in sociology, social policy, development studies, international relations, political science or a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course helps you think systematically about the social world, the changes taking place and what those changes mean for societies of the future.
You’ll analyse social problems at a local, national and global level.
We use a combination of lectures, seminars, group work and problem-solving exercises. You’re assessed on coursework and exams.
You’ll also write a 15,000-word dissertation.
Core modules cover the theoretical concepts and methods in sociology. We focus on major contemporary social problems.
Optional are based on research we’re doing into various important topics.
You’ll write a dissertation on a topic of your choice.
Explorations in Contemporary Social Change
Foundations of Sociological Inquiry
The list includes:
What It Means to Be Human
Men, Masculinities and Gender Relations
Sociology of the New Genetics
Intimacy and Personal Relationships
Sociology of Whiteness
Dissertation of 15,000 words