University of Bath
The MRes Sociology: Reviews systematically, and evaluates critically, alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in sociology; reviews systematically, and evaluates critically, the application of these approaches in the specific areas of social enquiry in which students are specialising; supports students, within an active research community, in identifying, investigating and realising their own original research; equips students with the skills to contribute to research projects using any of the main methodologies of the social sciences. The programme comprises a mix of Faculty wide research based units and departmental disciplinary based specialisations. This programme has a limited intake of students per year, fostering a friendly and supportive learning environment.
1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university; or an equivalent degree in another subject, together with substantial relevant work experience.English Language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with not less than 6.5 in each of the 4 components); PTE Academic of 69 with no less than 62 in any component. References: 2 references are required, at least 1 of these must be an academic reference.
Core units: short research apprenticeship project (MRes); quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods; long research apprenticeship project; theoretical issues in sociology; ethical issues in research, policy and practice; qualitative methods 1; principles and skills of social research; MRes dissertation. Optional units: Quantitative methods 2; qualitative methods 2.
Assessment consists of a combination of coursework essays, class exercises, projects, oral presentations and examinations. We also place strong emphasis on developing presentation and discussion/communication skills, which in many units is part of the assessed work.
ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) recognised programme, suitable for ESRC-funded 1+3 awards or subsequent +3 applications.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 14,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,400 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,400 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 7,150 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 2,200 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 2,200 per Academic year (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|The Centre for Addiction Treatment Studies||Warminster||BA12 8PY||South West|