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- Advanced qualitative methods
- Equality and human rights
- Qualitative methods
- Quantitative data analysis
- Research design.
- A public social science
- Class and stratification
- Gender relations
- Improving health and social outcomes
- Racism and modernity
- Religion in society
- Sexualities and society
- The disabling society.
Equality and Human RightsUniversity of Glasgow
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Location: University of Glasgow
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £17620
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This programme examines equality and human rights in a social context, empirically and theoretically, while also providing advanced training in sociology and social science research methodology to fulfill Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) postgraduate research training requirements. **Academic contact: [email protected] Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow September start MRes: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time** WHY THIS PROGRAMME You will examine key debates and theories concerning equality and human rights and how they have influenced social policy and practice, develop a critical understanding of sociology and gain skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods. You are taught research methods by expert staff from many disciplines within the College of Social Sciences. This means you benefit from a range of specialist knowledge and methodology. This degree is taught jointly with the MSc in Equality and Human Rights. It has a stronger focus on the subject, with less emphasis on research methods. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE You will take five core courses and one optional course as well as complete a dissertation. Core courses
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2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject. English language requirements For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training) overall score 6.5 no sub-test less than 6.0 or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification: Common equivalent English language qualifications All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme: ibTOEFL: 90; no sub-test less than: Reading: 20 Listening: 19 Speaking: 19 Writing: 23 CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169 CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 169 PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 60; no sub-test less than 59 Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme. Pre-sessional courses The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses: School of Modern Languages and Cultures: English for Academic Study BALEAP guide to accredited courses
IELTS: 6.5 (no sub less than 6)
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Students travel from around the world to study at the university and its website has country-specific information available. The International Student Support Team is a dedicated advisory service to help students on a range of subjects including immigration, finding employment and dealing with financial matters. For those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language there is also English language courses available through the University Language Centre who also provide language support during the length of study. Student life is organised differently at Glasgow than many universities meaning there isnâ€™t a single student association but rather a number covering different areas. There are two separate studentâ€™s unions, dating from the times when one was for male students and the other for female, called the Glasgow University Union (GUU) and the Queen Margaret Union (QMU). There is also a Students Representative Council that is the legal body representing studentsâ€™ interests in the university and in wider terms. The two unions organise a number of social and cultural groups and events including providing facilities for debating, dining, socialising and meeting rooms. Sports are handled by the Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) that operates both sports clubs as well as fitness classes and drop in sessions.