Students of the UJ Department of Sociology hail from all parts of the continent and the world. Since the coherent UJ Sociology coursework programme responds to the range of research and supervision areas listed above, a synergy exists between the teaching and research interests of staff members of the Department of Sociology.
The department's Master of Arts in Sociology at University of Johannesburg encourages critical thinking and an analytical approach to social and organizational problems - skills that are highly sought after in the labour market.
The specialist research and publication areas of these academic staff members are:
- Social identity, including Class, Race, Gender, Sexual orientation, Age
- Sociology of work, Labour studies, Organisations
- Political sociology, Citizenship, Biopolitics, and Social protection
- Gender, Family, Sexuality, Masculinity, and Health
- Clinical Sociology, Group dynamics, Whistleblowing
- South African Sociology and Higher education
- Bourdieu's capitals
- Research methodology
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- Advanced Theory or SIA
- Methodology module 1 and 2
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSociology View 23 other Masters in Sociology in South Africa
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Admission will be considered for a student who is in possession of a university-based Honours qualification in Sociology/ Industrial Sociology on NQF Level 7. If a student does not comply with the requirements mentioned above, admission may be granted by the Dean of the Faculty, at the recommendation of the Chairperson of the Department.
International890 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 890 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
R14,634 – R171,158
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