Sociology and Social Justice at Staffordshire University - UCAS

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Course summary

Do you want to make a positive impact on society? On this course you’ll understand a range of contemporary social problems and inequalities. This qualification can be a route to career progression or further academic research. You’ll examine how socio-cultural, political and historical conditions, relations with others and material circumstances shape our careers, family life, gender and/or sexuality and later life choices.You may already be working within the community, voluntary or public sectors: tackling poverty, health education or social research. The Sociology and Social Justice MA will give you the insight and skills to tackle injustices and make an impact in society. We have connections with a range of local organisations, providing dissertation opportunities. You’ll be encouraged to focus on your specific area of interest or work. Our robust training in research methods will support those wanting to pursue further doctoral research. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA Sociology and Social Justice

Assessment method

There are two types of assessments: practice (also called formative) or formal (also called summative). Practice assessments do not count towards your final mark. These are your chance to test your understanding – and learn how to improve for the real thing. You’ll have formal assessments at the end of each module. These could include essays, reports, e-posters, e presentation, a problem-based assignment or portfolios.

Entry requirements

You’ll normally be expected to hold a relevant honours degree with at least a 2:1 from a recognised university or body. If you have an undergraduate degree in Sociology, Criminology or a related discipline you will be eligible to apply for this course. If students do not have the required qualification but have professional experience, we would encourage you to apply as we consider all applications on their individual merit. Similarly, if you are unsure whether your degree would be appropriate, please contact our enquiries team who will be able to assist you

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Sociology and Social Justice at Staffordshire University - UCAS