These areas reflect the Department’s commitment to understanding and analysing global challenges. For instance, we make important contributions to the analysis of escalating inequalities and injustices across the globe, and we draw on this research in our graduate teaching. We also have strong research clusters in political sociology, the sociology of economic life, and urban sociology – in all these areas, several optional courses will be available for you to take. Additionally, we offer options on culture and society; families in contemporary societies; and science and technology studies.
As a student on this Sociology programme from London School of Economics and Political Science, you will be part of a vibrant, international academic community. You will benefit from the Department’s collaboration with different LSE Departments and Centres (such as the International Inequalities Institute, LSE Cities, LSE Human Rights and the Department of Gender Studies) and a vibrant public events programme led by LSE academics and leading external sociologists.
Students go into a wide variety of professions, such as teaching, research, politics, public administration, the social and health services, advertising, journalism, other areas of the media, law, publishing, industry, accounting, marketing, personnel and management.
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- You will choose one research methods course, and choose optional courses from an approved list. You will also complete a dissertation of up to 10,000 words on a subject of interest related to the courses and approved by the Department.
- You will be advised on the dissertation topic by your academic adviser, in conjunction with the tutor of your chosen MSc programme. You choose the topic, which can be empirical or theoretical in its approach. The dissertation gives you the opportunity of thinking sociologically and at length on a sociological problem, issue or debate within sociology itself.
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSociology View 377 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
- 2:1 degree or equivalent in a social science discipline
International22608 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22608 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA14640 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 14640 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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