University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Social Work and Psychology (Social Science Research Methods)

The degree offers an advanced programme of research training; students take core 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 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications / tests that we will consider, please visit our website.

Course modules

Core modules: Introduction to social science; introduction to social science research methods; independent research project. optional modules: further quantitative research methods and statistics or further qualitative research methods.

Sponsorship information

The UEA offers a number of scholarships for UK/EU and international students which are based on academic merit.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,900 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

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

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Admissions Office
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01603 591515