Social Research Methods
This programme helps students develop skills which enable the conduction of social research in any field; it is relevant for those wanting to improve or develop their ability to research and evaluate policy and practice ethically and professionally; in addition to developing high-level skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods it also helps develop skills to write research proposals, to bid for funding and to manage research; the course is suitable for those wishing to conduct research in an academic setting.
Applicants should normally have a 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant field; however, those who have relevant professional qualifications and/or relevant experience are also considered; applicants without the normal entry requirements are required to undertake a skills audit and directed reading before submitting a 2,000-word essay on a related topic.
Modules include: Conceptualising and designing social research; qualitative data analysis using NVivo; regression analysis; concepts and issues; social research methods; social research project.
Students are assessed through a wide variety of methods including qualitative and quantitative research and analysis exercises, written reports, essays, CV development and an original piece of research which is written up as an article or report (dissertation).
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 10,950 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,590 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,590 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,590 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,590 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 10,950 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Full-time||£ 3,060 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|Full-time||£ 3,060 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|Full-time||£ 10,450 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Part-time||£ 3,060 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|Part-time||£ 3,060 per Whole course (EU fees)||2 years|
|Part-time||£ 10,450 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Teesside University||Middlesbrough||TS1 3BA||North East|
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