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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN, SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Gain an in-depth understanding of the latest issues and debates in sociology. Hone your research skills and develop expertise that will prepare you for a career in social policy, social work, local government, public service and more.

Our Master's course will help deepen your knowledge of the theoretical and substantive aspects of contemporary sociology. You’ll develop expertise in the principles and application of social research methodology and examine key debates and issues like progress and reason, genetic structuralism and the role of modernity.

Assessment

Depending on the module, you’ll show your progress through a combination of essays, presentations, case studies and portfolio work, as well as a Major Project at the end of the course.

Careers

This course will prepare you for work in many fields, including human resources, social policy, social work, educational development, community development, counselling, local government, the civil service, public services and charities or you might decide to continue on to a research degree, like our PhD Sociology. You will also gain Intermediate awards: PG Cert, PG Dip.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    113th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
Specialised international student advice service.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    96th out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    98 50%

    94th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    82nd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    20th

    18

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