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Admission Requirements

If you are interested in applying for our Sociology MA in English, your next step is to take a look at our admission requirements:

  • We generally ask that applicants for our Sociology MA hold a BA, B.Ed or BS degree with a good grade.
  • If you have not completed a Sociology BA, we ask that you demonstrate a core knowledge of sociological theory, social science methods and statistics (equivalent to 3 undergraduate courses – contact the department for further details).

Language requirements
The MA programme is taught in English. Students need to be able to read and understand academic texts, talk about the subject in class, and submit assignments, in English. (You may submit your assignments in Icelandic if you prefer).

If you have any questions about admission requirements for the MA, feel free to contact us at:

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Further information on the course catalogue