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Join us on Friday 8 February 2019 and discover how you can deepen your knowledge, enhance your career prospects, or take a new direction in life.

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Masters

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Sociology and Social Policy masters

Masters degrees

Postgraduate degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career prospects or take a new direction. They can provide a great basis for a research degree should you wish to explore your subject further. 

Your career

A Masters degree in the School of Sociology and Social Policy can broaden your horizons. Our programmes are designed not only to increase your knowledge; they also give you the opportunity to amass a range of skills which will be beneficial whatever your career ambitions.

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Helen Dannatt
Student | MA Social Research
“I feel significantly more prepared to conduct social research in a real-life context due to the training provided. Not only have varied assessments been more enjoyable, they have better prepared me for possible future jobs.”

Studying with us

Our taught MA programmes are closely linked to our research expertise, ensuring that all of our teaching is supported by the latest research findings. You will benefit from a wide choice of academic options, supervisory expertise and flexible support.

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Hear from our students about their time at Leeds.

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Dr Joanne Greenhalgh
Staff | Taught Postgraduate Tutor
“Learning is rewarding, no more so than at postgraduate level, but undertaking a postgraduate qualification is more than that. You'll join a dynamic, international community of researchers. These global perspectives will enrich your time at Leeds.”