Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Sociology, Planning and Policy

This course is designed for social sciences graduates who plan to work in or complete research in social policy and sociology; staff offer a wide range of research specialisms for students to benefit from; students learn important research methodologies, including biographical research, case study and ethnography; they can take individual modules as short courses or combine them towards a PgDip/PgCert.

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree or equivalent in a suitable subject. If you have suitable qualifications or experience you may be exempt from some modules. International students must have an overall IELTS score of 6.5 as well as 6.5 in writing skills.

Course modules

Modules include: qualitative methodologies and interviewing skills; qualitative research designs; discourse and linguistic theory and analysis; survey design; introduction to survey analysis; multivariate statistical analysis; philosophies of research and design; research philosophies in today's sociology; research-based dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: essays; research projects; presentations; other assignments.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time January 2017 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time January 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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0114 225 5555