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Sociology and Politics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LL32

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Introducing MA Sociology and Politics

Sociology and Politics offers an overview of key issues, debates and areas of sociology and political science, exploring the different social norms, interactions, conflicts and networks that constitute everyday life.

The two disciplines are bound together, developing your understanding of both fields enables you to understand and address fundamental questions about social life.

How will I learn?

We use a combination of tutorials and lectures, online resources, class discussions and presentations.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed primarily through coursework including essays and short assignments of various kinds, take-home papers and in Year 4 you will complete an individual research project.

Career opportunities

Graduates go on to a wide variety of careers in the private sector, voluntary sector, local or central government, the media or journalism, or use their practical and research skills to work in social or market research.

Many graduates go on to postgraduate study and an academic career or teaching.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 86

    5th out of 105 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    184 89%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    15th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    79th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    181 94%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    13th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    87th

    1

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