Postgraduate study

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We offer students a distinctly interdisciplinary experience, bringing together sociologists, social policy analysts, social workers and experts in digital society under one roof.

NEW for 2019 - Sociology MA

NEW for 2019 - Sociology MA

Now open for applications for September 2019 entry, the Sociology MA offers students opportunities to immerse themselves in established and emergent ideas in the discipline and to engage in debates about the most pressing sociological challenges in the social world.

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Emigration and the Diaspora in Africa’s Contemporary Welfare Development

Kwaku is one of our current PhD students, studying migration and Ghanaian Diaspora in the UK and the impact on Ghana's welfare development. We asked him what his draw was to this subject, what motivated him to study a PhD and how he has found studying at Sheffield.

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Masters Student Experience

Masters Student Experience

Hear from Cameron, one of our current MA Social Work students, about his experience studying a master's at Sheffield.

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Masters degrees

All of our taught courses are informed by our vibrant research culture so what you learn is based on the latest developments in the field.

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Postgraduate research degrees

Study in the Department of Sociological Studies and become part of our proud and distinguished history.

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Sheffiield's social work film club
Sheffiield's social work film club
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Graduate story: Social worker Sally Deakin - video
Graduate story: Social worker Sally Deakin - video
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The social side of Masters degree study - video
The social side of Masters degree study - video
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