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Professional Doctorate in MPhil, MRes Sociology


Course Description

You can study an MRes or an MPhil research postgraduate degree which you can then either continue to PhD or apply your specialist expertise to a number of industry areas. The Department of Sociology offers you a wide range of possible research options. The team at Aberdeen specialist in very diverse areas of sociology such as:

  • Global conflict and peace studies
  • Religion and secularisation
  • Global political economy
  • Identities and well-being
  • The relationship between humans and other animals

The discipline attracts international academics with wide ranging lecturing and research portfolios worldwide and it attracts an equally diverse student cohort. Research is conducted at the New Europe Centre. This centre researches Europe in terms of behaviour, values, people and policy. There is a seminar series in the discipline area and there are also seminars and events in the wider School and University which you are welcome to attend.

Research centres include the New Europe Centre, and Centre for Global Security and Governance. Staff research interests include political economy and biosocial theory, the changing nature of religion, religion and sexual deviance, gender, ethnic identity, nationalisms, racism, societal change, peace and conflict studies, civil war, quality of life and community wellbeing and more.

Why study at Aberdeen? 

  • You study at an ancient Scottish University dating back to 1495 with a wide range of international students and international academics with impressive research and consultancy portfolios
  • As a research student you are welcome to attend seminars and events in the School and across the wider university.
  • The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics who are able to offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.
  • Find out more about Sociology
  • Find out more about The School of Social Science

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • Full time or part time
  • Start month is flexible

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Value of Scholarship(s)

20% Discount

Eligibility

A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

Application Procedure

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Further Information

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Entry Requirements

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Course Fees

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