Social Science Research Methods
The course provides training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences. Students are provided with a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of how to construct effective research studies, of the variety of data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing social scientific data. They are also introduced to the political and ethical frameworks within which social science research is conducted, and to some of the ways in which the results of social science research are disseminated.
A good degree or a recognised equivalent qualification. Non-graduates are considered if they can demonstrate, through some recent and relevant professional experience, that they have the ability to undertake the course.
Core modules include: Research design; quantitative and qualitative methods; contemporary social theory; study skills.
Assessment methods include dissertation of 20000 words.
This scheme is eligible under the ESRC 1+3 and +3 schemes.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
Masters Programmes Office (School of Social Sciences)
029 2087 0284