Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

Sociology and Social Policy

Postgraduate taught programmes

ApplyWe offer taught MA degree programmes in the areas of sociology, racism and diversity, disability and gender.

Research postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate research programmes

ApplyOur School is one of the leading providers of research and graduate training in the country.

    Study with us

    Our school is a major centre of research and graduate training, and has produced leading academic figures in their fields.

    We are home to seven major research centres, specialising in the broad areas of Disability, Racism and Ethnicity, Family and the Lifecourse, Labour Markets and Care, Health Technologies and Social Practice, and Gender.

    These areas of research expertise are linked to our taught MA programmes, ensuring that all our teaching is supported by the latest research findings.

    Student View

    "The University offers many workshops and programs for first year PhD students to help you adjust to your studies and gain the skills required to work as a teaching assistant while pursuing your degree."

    Lesley Ellis, PhD and MPhil

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