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Sociology/Economics (SocSci) MA (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Gilmorehill (Main) Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Sociology** studies the ways that people organise their lives together, the constraints within which they do so, the patterns of their social behaviour, and the causes and consequences of social inequalities. One of the distinctive features of our Sociology programme, commended by external examiners and by our graduates, is the combination of sociological, criminological and anthropological perspectives which we provide.**Economics**: in studying economics you will learn how individuals and society make choices about how scarce resources are used, what products are produced and who gets to consume them. These choices depend on evaluating costs, benefits, risks and effects on others. Economics at Glasgow dates back to Adam Smith, who was a Professor at the University in the 18th century and is widely renowned as the father of modern economics

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,620per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : BBB - AAB

Must include at least one Arts/Humanities subject.Must also have at least GCSE Mathematics at grade B or above.Applicants will receive an offer conditional on attaining AAB. Applicants who achieve AAB are guaranteed entry. Applicants who achieve grades less than AAB but higher than BBB will be considered for entry.

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University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 80 3

    6th out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    194 88%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    13th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    37th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    190 98%

    3rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    29th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    57th

    26

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