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Masters subject talks

Discover how you can take your knowledge to the next level with a Masters degree

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Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion MSc

Make a difference in the field of disability rights and social justice with this ground-breaking new online Masters degree in Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion.

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Gender Studies MA

Explore gender relations in the past, present and future, centring marginalised perspectives.

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School of 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. 

You’ll be joining a community of some of the brightest and most ambitious graduate students from all over the world. You'll benefit from research-led teaching from the people who are recognised as experts in their field.

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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4th

most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers

High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2024

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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Top 15

in the UK for sociology

The Complete University Guide 2024

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.”