MSc Social Research Methods is a valuable qualification and provides advanced training in the range of research methods used in the social sciences. Core modules develop practical research skills, methodological expertise, familiarity with examples of good practice in contemporary research and knowledge of theoretical issues relevant across the spectrum of social science disciplines. Elective modules and a dissertation provide for specialisation in anthropology, applied social sciences, development studies, and human geography, politics and sociology including sociology applied to health.
Who should take this programme?
With Research Training (RT) status from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) this programme is ideally suited for those who want to add a valuable qualification as part of developing a full academic career; want to prepare themselves for the challenge of MPhil or PhD study; who are already professionally involved in working with people in the social sector and want to develop their own skills and professional expertise; or those who are simply interested in society, social behaviour, and social change and would like to learn more.
International Student Requirements:
Equivalent overseas qualifications may be considered.