University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Social Research

This course combines compulsory training in a combination of quantitative and qualitative social research skills with the essentials of research design; students will graduate with an in-depth understanding of the key issues, approaches and techniques of research in the social sciences, and the ability to conduct quality social research of value to the public, policymakers, professionals, and the academic community.

Entry requirements

The academic entry requirement is a UK Honours degree with at least 2.1 or its international equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

ESRC: 2 studentships EU students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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