MA in Sociology and Social Research

Aston University
In Birmingham (Grossbritannien)

Preis auf Anfrage

Wichtige informationen

  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Grossbritannien)
  • Wann:
    Freie Auswahl

Why choose this course? Combines thorough training in social research methods with their application to changes in contemporary society Develops your understanding on a range of crucial sociological issues Equips you with an up-to-date knowledge of the cutting-edge in sociological theory and methodology Opens the way vocationally to both research at doctoral level and to work in the private, voluntary and public sectors.

Wichtige informationen

Voraussetzungen: Duration: Full time 1 year. Part time 2 years. Start date(s): October  Distance learning available: No Entry requirements: 2.1 Degree in any discipline (or equivalent). Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.  Find out more about our English language requirements. Fees for 2016/17*:  UK/ EU: £5,350 Non-EU: £13,800  *These figures have not been confirmed, but they are expected to be approximately as stated. Part-time students pay a pro-rata version of full-time...


Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Freie Auswahl
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Grossbritannien
Plan ansehen

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?



We are in a time of immense social change, where the need for social research has never been greater. This MA programme equips students with the tools and knowledge to understand how and why social, political and cultural changes manifest themselves, both in the UK and internationally. It offers students a sound training in research methods and equips them with the cutting-edge in theoretical and methodological approaches. The MA is suitable both for those wishing to hone their skills and knowledge to pursue further academic research opportunities, and for those seeking a relevant and rigorous course which will prepare them for employment in the private, public or not-for-profit sectors.

Sample module options: The following module descriptions are indications only -  the University reserves the right to change the modules on offer, the module content and the assessment methods.

Core modules:
  •  Research Methods (LPM003) 
  • Social Divisions (LYM001) 
  • Social Theory and Social Change (LYM005) 
  • Dissertation (LYM007) 

Choose from the following elective modules to the value of 40 credits: 

  • Health Care Organisation and Policies (LBM007) 
  • Public Policy, public management and governance (LBM001) 
  • Social policy: contemporary themes and challenges (LBM005) 
  • Work Placement (LYM010)