University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Social Science

During the course, students receive a thorough grounding in qualitative and quantitative research, research ethics and the philosophy of the social sciences, topics which altogether form the basis of a self-directed research project. There is specialist supervision in sociology, criminology, social policy, social work, politics, psychology and anthropology.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: 2:1 honours degree in any social science discipline. As this is a research degree programme applicants must provide a brief outline of their proposed area of study (ie discipline and/or sub-discipline) and research topic in their online application.

Course modules

Research methods in the social sciences; principles of social research; dissertation.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time - 1 years
MRes Part-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years

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01273 644644