Social Research Skills with Specialisms
Students acquire a range of knowledge and skills needed for full participation in the contemporary knowledge economy and the public, private and voluntary sector labour markets; PgCert is achieved by the completion of 2 of: survey and quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods or research in public policy and evaluation; PgDip: state of the art skills in research design, implementation and analysis; state of the art skills in policy evaluation design and implementation; an advanced level of knowledge and analytical skills in a specialism chosen from 1 of 3 streams: social inequality and exclusion; post-conflict society analysis; voluntary action studies; MSc: the PgDip and a 2nd specialist area and competence in carrying out high quality research as demonstrated through the production of an independent research project of 8-10,000 words in 1 of the specialist areas.
Entry requirements are normally a BA Hons or BSc Hons degree in one of the social sciences or in a cognate area including a research methods component. Compensation for cognate work experience may be made at the discretion of the University; English language requirements are IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 550)IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL 550.
Modules: Qualitative research methods; research, public policy and evaluation; survey and quantitative research methods; Specialisms: Peace and conflict research in divided societies; researching social inequality and exclusion; dissertation.
Research projects, policy analysis, and research papers.
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|PgDip||Distance learning||-||1 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||-||18 months|
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