Planit


Sociology and Politics

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
We introduce you to key sociological ideas, by studying the relationship between individuals and groups through examining the examples of social change, drug use, violence and gender. You’ll select from a wide range of optional courses, depending on the degree programme you choose.

Year 2:
You study Identity and its impact on today’s world; examine how social scientists use theory and evidence, and take three optional courses, depending on your degree programme.

Year 3:
You will learn research skills, do a group research project, and study social theory. Optional courses cover environment and risk, globalization, nationalism, the internet, and youth culture.

Year 4:
In your final year you will take more optional courses and complete an individual research project supported by a member of teaching staff with opportunities to present your research findings to your peers.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

LL32

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Social and Political Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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