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Masters Degrees in Social Sciences in the UK

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PGCE Secondary (Social Science) PGCE

Bishop Grosseteste University United Kingdom

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Environmental Social Science PhD

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Social Sciences and Humanities MRes

University of Derby United Kingdom

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Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Diploma

Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) United Kingdom

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PhD (Faculty of Social Sciences PhD

The University of Bradford United Kingdom

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Social Sciences PhD, MRes

London South Bank University (LSBU) United Kingdom

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Applied Social Sciences MSc

University of Cumbria United Kingdom

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Social Sciences PhD, MPhil

Loughborough University United Kingdom

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Social Science Research Methods PG Dip

University College London (UCL) United Kingdom

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Health and Social Sciences MRes

Bournemouth University (BU) United Kingdom

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Social Science MRes (PGCert) MRes

University of Brighton United Kingdom

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Introduction to Social Sciences Cert HE

Birkbeck, University of London United Kingdom

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All Social Sciences Masters Degrees

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Study a Social Sciences Masters in the UK in 2024

Social sciences as an academic discipline looks at the study of society and human behaviour. This also includes how people interact with each other and the world around them, and how this effects the way in which society develops, and how this influences the world. There are several subject areas within social sciences, these include things such as anthropology, economics, linguistics, politics and psychology, among others.

Graduates of a masters degree in social sciences will have a wide range of career paths available to them. These include social worker, human resource manager, political researcher, journalist, and counsellor, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, will the possibility of group projects. Modules you study might include:

  • Race and Racism
  • Global Poverty
  • Gender and Gender Politics
  • Social Inequality
  • Migration and Immigration

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

See our detailed guide to studying in the UK for international students.

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