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The Sociology (Urban Studies) MA at the Goldsmiths, University of London draws on urban sociology to explore the meaning of cities, urban life and culture.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Sociology (Urban Studies) programme at the Goldsmiths, University of London covers topics including the politics of gentrification, urban community, infrastructure and the intricacies of urban culture, alongside lectures on urban policy, food politics, poverty and migration.
  • You will also zoom out to consider the broader meaning of urban sociology and its ongoing contribution to social science. With over two-thirds of the global population destined to live in cities by 2050, there has never been a more important time to research and understand urban life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thinking Sociologically
  • Methodology Now
  • Cities and Society
  • Rethinking the City
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to complete your application as early as possible, even if you haven't finished your current programme of study. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject. 
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18290 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9260 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National - part-time: £4630

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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