University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Education (Social Science Research Methods)

The degree offers an advanced programme of research training; students take core faculty modules that include generic social science research skills, broad based training in social science research methods, and advanced training in qualitative and quantitative methods; students also receive school-based research skills and subject-based training from which they acquire specialist knowledge that allows them to apply the basic principles of social science research and design to their own research projects.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree, or equivalent; all applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 6.0 in all skills), or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: introduction to social science research; methods of social enquiry; dissertation; optional modules include: further qualitative research; plus a number of education-based modules offered by the school of education and lifelong learning therapy.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 5,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 2,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

Admissions Office (EDU)
Telephone number: 
01603 591515