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University of Dundee

Social Research Methods (Population and Welfare)

To provide an advanced understanding of how population geography relates to a range of contemporary social, economic and political issues in the developed and developing worlds; to develop students' research skills in terms of the formulation of research questions, the collection and analysis of data, and the presentation and dissemination of research findings.

Entry requirements

A degree in a social science discipline or relevant professional experience; IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules: research training; social theory; quantitative methods in social research; qualitative methods in social research; social impacts on population; qualitative methods in social research. Students choose from 1 of: Research in practice; applied geographical information systems and geospatial data analysis; population vulnerability and resilience.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, coursework, presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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