MA Social Change, Environment and Sustainability / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts (MA)
- MA 1/2 years (ft/pt)
- Entry requirements
We require a UK 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Sociology or another Social Sciences subject. Students with a degree in other Humanities disciplines with demonstrable research skills will be considered in exceptional circumstances.
When assessing your academic record, we consider the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- Explore the contribution of Sociology to addressing the global environmental crisis, and the challenges of building sustainable societies
- Engage with theories of social change and research on large-scale social transformations
- Gain the knowledge and skills to tackle complex problems around social change, the environment and sustainability
- Join one of the worlds leading universities for Sociology and Sustainability, ranked top 5 for Sociology in the UK (THE 2023) and top in the UK (and second world-wide) for global impact against the UN's sustainable development goals. Our research leads the way and we're ranked in the UK's top three departments for sociology research (REF 2021)
The University hosts many opportunities for you to find out more about your degree, meet academics, tutors and admissions staff, ask questions, and explore everything that a postgraduate degree at Manchester has to offer.
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For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £12,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £24,500
UK students (per annum): £6,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £12,250
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
- Home students may be eligible for a postgraduate loan from the government to cover a significant proportion of their tuition fees.
- International students may be eligible for a number of international scholarships, such as the Manchester Humanities International Excellence Scholarship , the Global Futures Scholarship , or the GREAT Scholarship .
- Both home and international students who have studied at Manchester for their undergraduate degree and achieved a First may be eligible for the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme of a reduction of £3,000 in tuition fees.
- School of Social Sciences
- Contact name
- Daniel Welch
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