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Sociology

University of Otago

12 months
Duration
20944 USD/year
5037 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Sociology is the study of people, societies and social groups. The aim of the Master of Arts - Sociology offered at University of Otago is to understand and explain aspects of social behaviour and relationships.

Overview

Key Features

Master of Arts - Sociology from University of Otago encourages the critical analysis of people's participation in social processes and focuses attention on the dynamics of power, inequality, social divisions, and personal and cultural identity. There is an emphasis on the way in which these dynamics and social structures change over time.

The subject matter of sociology traverses a broad range of topics including class, gender, and ethnicity; health, education and welfare; the media; politics; environmental issues; religion; social movements work; sport and leisure; and social policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Dissertation
  • Writing and Revision for Graduate Research 
  • Research Methods in the Humanities 
  • Key Debates in the Humanities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20944 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5037 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $6,928.00
  • International: $28,805

Living costs for Dunedin

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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