University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)

This programme reflects the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies' expertise in research methods training. It provides comprehensive training in the whole process of research conceptualisation, design and operationalisation. It is particularly suitable for those seeking a career as a social science researcher or going on to a PhD, including Economic and Social Research Council-funded doctoral study. It is specially formulated to reflect the training recommended by the ESRC and has been accredited as a research training programme. You will develop thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of the variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods that are available to the social scientist and the principal methods of analysing data. The programme also covers the research process, ethical considerations and social theory. You will be encouraged to apply your methods training to substantive research interests.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent qualification.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

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Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
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0117 331 7577