This Sociology programme from University of Kent provides a comprehensive overview of the foundational concerns and current debates in sociology. You gain knowledge in current theoretical tools and learn to think critically and systematically about society, culture and human behaviour.
Join one of the largest and most successful social science research communities in Europe. Our research active academics challenge you to become a creative thinker, with your own opinions and ideas, and help you to develop useful skills for your future career.
Building on Kent’s success as the region’s leading institution for student employability, we place considerable emphasis on you gaining specialist knowledge in your chosen subject alongside core transferable skills. We ensure that you develop the skills and competences that employers are looking for including: research and analysis; policy development and interpretation; independent thought; writing and presentation as well as time management and leadership skills. You also become fully involved in the professional research culture of the School. A postgraduate degree in the area of sociology is a particularly flexible and valuable qualification that can lead to many exciting opportunities and professions.
Our graduates go on to work for a range of organisations across the public, private and third sectors, and typically pursue careers which involve specialist research and data analysis skills. Recent graduates have worked for Government, NGOs, charities and think tanks as well as global media organisations.
- Contemporary Social Theory
- Preparing Your Dissertation
- Health, Medicine and Society
- Qualitative Research
- Quantitative Data Analysis
- Social & Political Movements
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
There is no fixed application deadline for home/EU students, but we strongly recommend you apply no later than three months before your intended start date.
DisciplinesSocial Work Anthropology Sociology View 251 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
- A good honours degree in sociology or a related social science discipline, or substantial experience in social or political research or a relevant profession.
- All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.
International17400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- EU: £13000
- UK: £4650
- EU: £6500
- International: £8700
Living costs for Canterbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.