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This course offers you the opportunity to enhance and deepen your knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology as well as develop your expertise in the principles and application of social research methodologies. Its design is informed by the expertise of research-active staff to reflect the most recent developments within the discipline. Staff specialisms include: the impact of social studies of science and technology; the changing nature of contemporary identity, including national identities and diasporas; the nature of agency and risk; surveillance and crime in global contexts.
The full-time teaching programme comprises four taught modules which are taken over one year. The Major Project is completed at the end of the taught part of the course. Teaching runs over two semesters of 12 weeks each from September to December and February to May. Weekly sessions of two hours usually take place on Mondays between 2.00pm and 5.00pm and on Thursdays between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.
Teaching will normally be undertaken in a research-seminar format, but may also include some lectures, guest speakers and debates. Our tutors are available for one-to-one support and advice.
Links with industry and Professional recognition
Through our research consultancy and community engagement work we have links locally and nationally with various social agencies, public services, charities and businesses.
Graduates from this course may pursue careers in many related fields, including human resources, social policy, social work, educational development, community development, counselling, local government, the civil service, public services and charities, and further applied research.
|Entry Requirements:||Usually a good/ 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent) and/or relevant professional experience. Candidates for whom English is not a first language will be expected to demonstrate a certified level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.|
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements.
Last updated March 7, 2016