University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Social Research and Evaluation

Students on this course critically study research methods and data analysis appropriate for social research.

Entry requirements

Applicants require an Honours degree at 2.1 or above, where at least half of the module credits covered 1 or more social science disciplines. Substantial relevant work experience where they have undertaken empirical social research or management experience, such as leading research projects and commissioning and appraising social research proposals. If you were educated outside the UK, you are required to have International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.5 with no lower than a 6.0 in any single component.

Course modules

Modules include: dissertation; evaluation and reviews; introduction to qualitative and quantitative data analysis; philosophy and design in health and social research; qualitative data analysis; qualitative data capture; questionnaire and survey design; social research methods; statistical analysis of research data.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment; most of the assessment is practical based.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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