Social Research Methods (Social Policy)
This programme is designed to provide students with grounding in social research as applied in social policy investigations.
Normally an Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent. However, applications from candidates with a 2.2 degree (or below) who have approved professional qualifications, for example in Social Work, together with experience, will be actively considered for admission.
Core modules include: Perspectives on social research; statistical exploration and reasoning; research design and process; qualitative research methods in social science; quantitative research methods in social science; social policy and society; policy related and evaluation research; dissertation. Optional modules include: Philosophy of social research; categorical data analysis with SPSS and R.
Case study analysis, poster presentation and participatory evaluation and a 15,000 word dissertation based on a supervised research project.
Funding is available via the North East Doctoral Training Centre as part of funding arrangements for 1+3 studentships (masters + PhD).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|
School of Applied Social Sciences
0191 334 1505