Social Science Research Methods (Social Policy)
This pathway builds on a strong interdisciplinary social science research base within the Cardiff School of Social Sciences, and benefits from a close association with the other schools across the University. Students have the opportunity to engage with nationally and internationally recognised social policy research. Working with academic colleagues with extensive experience of undertaking research with policy makers, practitioners and stakeholders in a wide variety of settings.
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: Social policy; 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 Programme Director
029 2087 0284