Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)
This pathway provides students with opportunities to address a wide range of sociological topics and themes. These include health and well being studies; culture and identity; work, employment and labour markets; working environment; childhood studies; sexualities and gender; genetics and society; science and the nature of expertise; risk and the environment, methodological innovation and the sociology of Wales. There is opportunity to address theoretical, analytical and methodological questions, in the process of formulating research questions, developing research proposals, reporting on research progress and presenting analyses.
A good 1st degree or a recognised equivalent qualification. Non graduates will be considered if they can demonstrate, through some recent and relevant professional experience, that they have the ability to undertake the course. This course is suitable for graduates in social science and cognate disciplines including sociology, politics, critical psychology, education, social policy and social work, criminology, management and business studies, history, area studies, geography, pedagogy, public administration, industrial and employee relations, and law.
Modules include: sociology; foundations in social research; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; research applications; core competencies for postgraduate social scientists.
Assessment methods include a dissertation of 20000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,730 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,730 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,865 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,865 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
SSRM (Sociology Pathway)
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