Social Research Methods
This programme provides advanced training in a range of research methods used in the social sciences, and has ESRC Research Training recognition. The course has been developed to enable students to develop practical research skills and advanced methodological expertise (both qualitative and quantitative); instill familiarity with research ethics and governance, and gain knowledge about theoretical research concerns across the full spectrum of social science disciplines.
Normally an initial degree (a minimum of a 2.1 or a 2.2 supplemented with relevant academic references) in 1 of the social sciences. Enquiries from applicants with an initial degree in a cognate subject or other relevant qualifications are also welcome. Applicants who do not possess these qualifications may be considered if they have at least 2 years relevant experience at a responsible level and can demonstrate the ability to cope with the academic requirements of the programme. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).
Modules typically include: research and study skills; data collection in context; the ethics and philosophy of social research; quantitative methods; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,450 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Singleton Park, Swansea||Swansea||SA2 8PP||Wales|
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