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University of Glasgow: Sociology

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Social & Political Sciences View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/socialpolitical
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme will provide you with an advanced introduction to sociology and you will develop a critical understanding of the discipline.

This programme will develop your knowledge of the different theoretical and analytical approaches in sociology, together with knowledge of empirical studies in social research, while enabling you to focus in depth upon particular areas of sociology.

You will also be given some research methods training.

This programme will develop your knowledge of the different theoretical and analytical approaches in sociology, together with knowledge of empirical studies in social research, while enabling you to focus in depth upon particular areas of sociology.

You will also be given some research methods training.

You will take two core and four optional courses. You will also produce a sustained account of research in a chosen area, and conduct empirical research in that area, through a dissertation project.

Core courses

  • CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIAL THEORY
  • RESEARCH DESIGN

Optional courses

  • A PUBLIC SOCIAL SCIENCE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE.
  • CLASS AND STRATIFICIATION
  • GENDER RELATIONS (CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL APPROACHES)
  • IMPROVING HEALTH AND SOCIETY: PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
  • INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL THEORY FOR RESEARCHERS
  • SEXUALITIES AND SOCIETY
  • THE DISABLING SOCIETY

You will need to take at least three courses from this list. One additional course may be chosen from other subjects within the School of Social & Political Sciences.

By the end of the programme, you will have a variety of skills useful in the contemporary labour market. These include critical thinking, appreciation of the impact of institutions, including how people mediate them, and the ability to conduct research and utilise data.

MSc

University of Glasgow
School of Social & Political Sciences

 



















The University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Political Sciences  links core social science disciplines to deliver high-quality teaching and cutting-edge research. We offer a wide variety of programmes for those interested in the development and impact of economies and societies globally.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Social & Political Sciences is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen.

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