University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Social Research (Business)

Students acquire a general overview of the philosophy of social research, and understand how this informs research design, methods of data collection and analysis: they also develop an ability to use a range of research methods, to communicate research findings effectively, and an understanding of the potential use of and impact of their research within and beyond academia.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Introduction to social science research (20 credits); research design (20 credits); thesis-related preparation; information skills for social sciences; university programme of skills training (as necessary); dissertation-related preparation. Term 2: social research methods i (20 credits); social research methods ii (20 credits); thesis-related preparation. Summer term: 4 advanced training courses (10); dissertation (60); all students registered on the MA in social research will take: 4 core modules:; introduction to social science research; research design; social research methods i; social research methods ii.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,570 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,285 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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