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Study a taught masters degree at the UK's top Sociology department for research

We are known for our creative approach towards the discipline and for our world-leading work in the areas of culture, crime, health, interaction, gender and sexuality, science, technology, and media. We have a vibrant international research culture which translates directly into our postgraduate degrees. Our courses are designed to be lively and imaginative whilst also providing you with skills that will be of use to you when you graduate. The department offers its own research-based MA as well as taught masters courses; see our exciting list of taught masters courses below.

MA Social Research

In this interdisciplinary course, drawing on expertise from across the social sciences, you'll develop highly sought-after research skills to world-class standards. 

MSc Social Media and Interactive Technologies

The course offered me a unique opportunity to deepen my skills as a social scientist whilst studying across two of the best research departments in the UK

Leonardo

MSc Social Media and Interactive Technologies

MA Culture, Society and Globalisation

Discover how societies and cultures across the world are becoming increasingly connected. In this course, you will learn to investigate social and cultural differences and transformations in the contemporary world and the international world of work. 

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MA Social Media and Social Research

Christopher Clemo

MA Social Media and Social Research

 Two-months after completing my Masters degree, I secured a job as an SEO and Social Media Analyst at the Telegraph Media Group. 

MSc Social Media Management

In this course, you will develop business awareness in a rapidly growing sector: learning from leading sociological & business research.

MA Criminology and Social Research

On this course, you'll examine the motivations of people who commit crime and how societies attempt to control them. You'll learn how to analyse a wide range of data and gain a critical understanding and practical knowledge of a range of social research methods.

Taught masters courses 

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