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20400 GBP/year
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Extend and develop your knowledge of core areas of sociological scholarship and research methods. Immerse yourself in established and emergent ideas in the discipline and engage in debates around the most pressing sociological challenges in the social world. We offer a master degree in Sociology at University of Sheffield.  

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Overview

This Sociology course at offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in established and emergent ideas and debates around the most pressing sociological challenges in the social world. 

Key Features  

  • The Sociology course at University of Sheffield is driven by the research of academics on the masters team, with a mix of core and optional modules designed exclusively for masters students. In your core modules, you will cover topics including advanced sociological thinking, engaging current sociology, and advanced qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • You can also explore areas of sociological research that interest you through a range of optional modules. These are likely to include the sociologies of digital worlds; intimacies and everyday life; social division and interaction; and advanced qualitative or quantitative methods.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Concepts and Ideas in Sociological Theory
  • Current Sociology and New Sociological Imaginations
  • Innovations in Qualitative Research
  • Multivariate Methods in Social Research
  • Sociologies of the Everyday
  • Social Media, Data and Society 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant social science discipline, such as sociology, social policy, politics, anthropology, international relations, or development studies.
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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