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Compare Part time MSc Programs in Sociology 2019

The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Sociology programs provide an in-depth look at the functions and organization of society. Topics such as class, crime, race and gender, and culture are usually studied during a sociology program. Courses in economics, history, and philosophy may also be required.

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Kingston University London

This course explores recent developments in theories of behavioural decision-making science. It will enable you to critically examine theories of judgement and decision-m ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Behavioural Decision Science MSc

This course explores recent developments in theories of behavioural decision-making science. It will enable you to critically examine theories of judgement and decision-making motivated by research in memory, perception, categorisation, reasoning, social psychology, economics, political and management sciences. The career-focused modules are designed to build on your workplace skills and develop new skills.

This course will enable you to develop the skills to evaluate research findings and to relate these findings to practical applications and solutions. It facilitates and encourages interaction between theory, policy and practice in relation to people's judgements and choices in politics, business, retail, health, leisure and sport. You will benefit from regular public lectures organised by the Group for Decision, Thinking and Risk and delivered by internationally recognised researchers in the fields of decision-making, thinking and risk. In addition, you can attend weekly departmental research seminars, where international scholars and staff members present recent research findings. ... [-]
United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

Our MSc Digital Media and Society has a strong emphasis on understanding the contemporary environment of multi-platform content development, and the potential of multi-ch ... [+]

Overview

The world is changing rapidly as a result of digitalisation, globalisation, web connectivity and social media, making it an exciting time to study digital media.

Our MSc Digital Media and Society has a strong emphasis on understanding the contemporary environment of multi-platform content development, and the potential of multi-channel networks and their consumption. The course will equip you with the skills and experience to become a digital media expert, providing an ideal pathway to a successful digital career across a range of different sectors.

The MSc is part of our growing research and teaching portfolio in digital. With this course, you’ll gain transferable skills for a digital career, with the flexibility to choose your own learning pathway and learning goals.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 27 months
Campus
University of Stirling

On this MSc, you’ll benefit from the expertise of our leading researchers in evolutionary psychology, who have a particular interest in cultural evolution and language, s ... [+]

Overview

On this MSc, you’ll benefit from the expertise of our leading researchers in evolutionary psychology, who have a particular interest in cultural evolution and language, social learning and ‘mate choice’. Our staff are also at the forefront of new developments in applying evolutionary principles to address real-world issues.

Students interested in comparative approaches and animal behaviour will benefit from the knowledge of other members of our Behaviour and Evolution Research Group. Their world-leading research on behaviour and cognition in primates, dogs and elephants are being applied to real-world problems, including conservation, human-animal interaction and animal welfare.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Stirling

Social statistics and social research provide policymakers, academics and others with valuable insights into the behaviour of people. This Masters course will give you an ... [+]

Overview

Social statistics and social research provide policymakers, academics and others with valuable insights into the behaviour of people. This Masters course will give you an understanding of social research, with a particular focus on quantitative methods and social statistics.

You’ll learn about social research methods and the theories behind them while undertaking detailed training on a wide range of statistical methods. You’ll also gain a thorough knowledge of statistical software and learn a range of highly sought-after technical skills, including accessing, preparing, analysing and summarising complex quantitative datasets.

To meet the demands of our dynamic technological environment, you can also choose advanced modules in data management and important emerging areas such as big data and social network analysis.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Stirling

This Masters course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to carry out robust social research and evaluation. ... [+]

Overview

This Masters course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to carry out robust social research and evaluation.

You’ll learn how to collect, analyse and report qualitative and quantitative data, taking account of ethics, reliability and validity. You’ll also critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin social scientific research and explore the issues with social network research. Finally, you’ll develop an understanding of the relationship between research and policymaking.

Our MSc is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting the research training guidelines for undertaking a PhD in Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work or Socio-legal Studies, as well as preparing you for an ESRC-recognised interdisciplinary PhD in Families, Relationships and Demographic Change and Social Care.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 30 months
Campus
University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is ranked first in Scotland for the study of criminology (The Guardian University Guide 2018), and our Applied Social Research (Criminology) Ma ... [+]

Overview

The University of Stirling is ranked first in Scotland for the study of criminology (The Guardian University Guide 2018), and our Applied Social Research (Criminology) Masters is ideal if you want to develop the skills and expertise you need to undertake robust research in the field of criminal justice.

We cover the principles of collecting, analysing and reporting on qualitative and quantitative data whilst also taking account of ethics, reliability and validity. You’ll critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin criminology and socio-legal research, as well as exploring issues with comparative research and developing an understanding of the relationship between criminology research and policymaking.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
September 2019
Part-time
12 - 30 months
Campus
London South Bank University

Masters-level course is aimed at senior professional staff and decision makers in the housing profession. Covering: high-level strategic and policy content rather than fo ... [+]

Policy-based study

Please note: this programme will start in the 2019/20 academic year.

Are you senior professional and decision maker in the housing profession? Are you ambitious and looking to achieve a high-level position in the sector? This course focuses on focuses on contemporary housing-related policy and strategic issues, such as climate change and sustainability, politics, concepts of social justice and international housing.

Why Housing and Society at LSBU? You'll learn about the economic and political context of the UK housing market, as well as issues of sustainability and social justice. Students taking the course are likely to be tenant activists, housing association board members, civil servants, senior professionals and others who are looking for a policy rather than practice-based focus course of study. Visit the Netherlands to explore the role of housing in different national contexts and the relevance of international comparison. Delivery modes to suit all needs, from full-time study, to part-time and distance learning modes to best suit busy working professionals. Taught by experienced academics and practitioners with national and international reputations, who contribute to public policy debate and publish original research. Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility - with inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Modules Politics, housing, and social justice Representations of housing The housing market and... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Middlesex University London

This master's degree is designed to provide students with an understanding of the criminological, legal and research context of cybercrime. Furthermore, it equips student ... [+]

Why study MSc Cybercrime and Digital Investigation at Middlesex University?

This makes it the ideal postgraduate qualification for professionals seeking a specialist role in a community or support service environment, such as victim support services, the police force, child protection, offender services, as well as corporate environments where there is a need to prevent and respond to cybercrime and issues related to online safety.

Middlesex is home to some of the UK's foremost authorities on cybercrime and cyber safety. Among them are the Programme Leader Dr Elena Martellozzo, who is currently co-leading a project on the use of online pornography funded by the NSPCC and the OCC and has recently worked with the Metropolitan Police to advance internet investigators' performance through the understanding of children and sex offenders' online activities, and Professor of Criminology Julia Davidson, who co-directed the first European study exploring internet offenders' online grooming practices on behalf of the European Commission Safer Internet Programme.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Walden University

Further your commitment to social change with an MS in Human and Social Services from Walden. Through a professionally focused online curriculum, interactive case studies ... [+]

Further your commitment to social change with an MS in Human and Social Services from Walden. Through a professionally focused online curriculum, interactive case studies and simulations, and an interprofessional approach, you can prepare to address the needs of individuals, communities, and organizations within a global context. Concepts and theories are brought to life through the use of animated case studies and a simulated community. You will investigate problems that are characteristic of human and social services support, accessing a number of organizations to understand possible strategies and solutions.

With a range of specializations to choose from, you can focus your studies on your interests and goals and develop the skills to excel in your field.... [-]

USA USA Online
August 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online