Coventry University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Sociology and Social Research (Taught)

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Course summary

In a world of rapid and disruptive social change and pressing social problems, MA Sociology and Social Research provides intellectual and practical tools to navigate its challenges and opportunities. This course is designed for students who aspire to be change-makers in the world around them. It provides an opportunity to interrogate the scope and scale of contemporary social issues and transformative social changes. Research-enhanced and practice-focused tuition from subject specialists in gender, sexualities, race and ethnicities, social protest, media and contemporary cultures, disabilities, crime and criminal justice.Advanced training in social research methods in an active and inclusive community of researchers, some of whom have practitioner experience in their field of expertise.You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more information.

Course details

Assessment method

This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending upon the module. Assessment methods include: Group work Presentations Reports Projects Coursework Individual Assignments Roadmaps The Coventry University Group assessment strategy ensures that our courses are fairly assessed and allows us to monitor student progression towards achieving the intended learning outcomes.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good undergraduate degree, in a social science or humanities related subject, or equivalent international grade/qualification, from a recognised University. The admissions team seek to recruit individuals who have the ability to complete and benefit from the course. Applicants should normally, but don’t have to, hold a good undergraduate degree, in a social science or humanities related subject, or equivalent international grade/qualification (including degrees in other subjects), from a recognised University. Students with any disability, illness or other circumstance which may affect their learning experience are actively encouraged to discuss any concerns with academic staff. We recognise a breadth of qualifications; speak to one of our advisers today to find out how we can help you.


Fees and funding

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Sociology and Social Research at Coventry University - UCAS