Social Science Research Methods (Socio Legal Studies)
The programme provides students with the opportunity to acquire generic social science research skills, as well as the subject specific skills in socio legal studies. Students on this pathway will participate fully in the activities of the Law School research community, including conferences, seminars, workshops and discussion groups. In addition, students will participate in the activities of specific research clusters or centres relevant to their particular research interests.
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: Socio-legal studies; 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|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 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|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|