University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Social and Political Science

For students looking to undertake doctoral-level research in Social and Political Science subject area, this Masters by Research degree will give you the necessary skills through a structured programme of research training. Masters by Research (MScR) is different from our other taught Masters degrees in that, typically, taught degrees have more focus on subject-relevant substantive topics rather than acquiring the skills to undertake advanced research, which is the focus of this Masters by Research degree. Our expertise and interests range across the following subject areas: - African Studies - Global Health Policy - International Development - Medical Anthropology - Politics and International Relations - Social and Public Policy - Social Anthropology - Social Work - Sociology - Socio-cultural Studies - South Asian Studies Your application must clearly state the subject area you are interested in and/or the potential supervisor you have contacted.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res): Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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