Swansea University

Swansea University

Social Research Methods

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). 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.

Course modules

Modules typically include: research and study skills; data collection in context; the ethics and philosophy of social research; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case studies; dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,350 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 3,450 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park Campus SA2 8PP Wales
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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