Our school is a major centre of research and graduate training, and has produced leading academic figures in their fields.
We are home to four major research centres, specialising in the broad areas of Disability, Racism and Ethnicity, Family and the Lifecourse, and Labour Markets and Care.
These areas of research expertise are linked to our taught MA programmes, ensuring that all our teaching is supported by the latest research findings.
Taught postgraduate courses
We offer taught MA degree programmes in the areas of sociology, racism and diversity, disability and gender.
Research postgraduate degrees
Our School is one of the leading providers of research and graduate training in the country. The Economic and Social Research Council recognises our research training, and our school received a grade 5 rating in the last research assessment exercise.
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I found MA Disability Studies by Distance Learning to be an excellent, well organised course with flexible tutors and a lot of support from afar. The virtual library and disability archive were totally invaluable for my learning.
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