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 (ESRC)-funded doctoral study. It has been carefully formulated to reflect the training recommended by the ESRC and has been accredited as a research training programme. The programme delivers a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods available to the social scientist and in the principal methods of analysing data. The programme also covers the philosophies underpinning the research process, ethical considerations and social theory. You will be encouraged to apply your methods training to your substantive research interests.

Entry requirements

MSc: An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification). See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 17,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

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Postgraduate Senior Admissions Administrator
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