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Tuition fee £16,000.00 per year
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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.

Programme structure

Course content

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.

Core modules

These include:
Explorations in Contemporary Social Change
Foundations of Sociological Inquiry
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods

Optional modules

The list includes:
What It Means to Be Human
Men, Masculinities and Gender Relations
Sociology of the New Genetics
Intimacy and Personal Relationships
Cultural Theory
Sociology of Whiteness


Group work
Problem-solving exercises


Dissertation of 15,000 words

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States