Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Social Science Research Methods (Social Work)

This pathway is suitable for 2 groups of people: Those people, especially social work practitioners, who want to develop their understanding of and skills in social work research; those planning to undertake a PhD on a social work topic. Students will be expected to join 1 or more of the research groups in the School according to their research interests (childhood; crime and justice; health and society; risk, interaction and organisation; and sexualities and gender). This provides the opportunity to make connections with academics and other post graduate research students. Students will also be invited to attend the social work guest lecture series and occasional social work seminars and conferences offered by the School.

Entry requirements

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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