London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This programme offers a flexible yet comprehensive introduction to the sociologies of risk and economic life, thereby providing a strong theoretical and methodological foundation for engaging in current discussions on the future of our societies. It covers the most significant and recent developments in the sociologies of risk and economic life, and will enable you to develop critical skills that advance their knowledge of the socio'economic dynamics of contemporary societies. A compulsory course in Regulation, Risk and Economic Life will introduce you to key discussions on the nature of power, knowledge, organisations and markets. Through optional courses, you can further specialise in the sociology of risk and regulation, the sociology of markets, employment relations, and the sociology of science and technology. The programme provides an excellent foundation for graduates seeking careers in academia, government and the civil service, research'oriented industries, and the non'governmental sector.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £13,008 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £20,112 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £13,008 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £20,112 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum entry requirement: 2:1 degree or equivalent, in social science, should include sociological courses (see entry requirements)
  • English requirement: Standard (see English requirements)