University of Birmingham
Integrated Study (Social Sciences)
This programme is designed for individuals wishing to develop advanced knowledge and skills in social science research design and methods through a mixture of coursework and independent research with supervisory support. The programme is particularly suited to PhD applicants who require the masters-level social science research training that is necessary in order to undertake independent PhD study.
Applicants require a Masters degree or first-class honours degree and relevant professional qualification.
Modules include: Introduction to social science research; research design; social research methods i; social research methods ii; from multiple linear to logistic regression; narrative research; analyzing hierarchical and panel data; visual research methods; linguistic ethnography; documentary research in education, history and the social science; researching disability; approaches to research on discourse; policy evaluation; advanced qualitative data analysis (using nvivo); secondary data analysis in social research; Q methodology: a systematic approach for interpretive research design; activity theory and its research applications; role of thinking (subject to approval).
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,110 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,680 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 years|
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