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Studying a Masters in the School of Sociology and Social Policy gives you the chance to challenge inequality and make a real impact on the world, while also preparing you for your future.
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School of Sociology and Social Policy - Masters
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.
Looking for Disability Studies? Our new online MSc in Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion will be launching soon with a start date of September 2023. The course will be delivered online part-time, with options to register for a PG Certificate or PG Diploma. If you’d like to find out more, sign up now to receive the latest updates.
Or, if you are interested in an international experience for your studies, take a look at our new MA Disability Studies joint degree with the University of Malta, which is delivered in Malta with online and flying faculty input from the School.
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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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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