University of Kent
Methods of Social Research
This programme provides essential training for those who will go on to employment involving the use of social research, or to further research in the social sciences. It introduces a variety of different approaches to social science research, presented in a multidisciplinary context and at an advanced level. The programme focuses on developing practical skills in analysis and presentation of social research, the philosophical, theoretical and ethical issues surrounding research, and to debates about the relationship between theory and research, and between research and policy/practice. Those students who wish to follow a sociology pathway should take optional modules that focus on sociology or social policy.
An honours degree in a relevant subject. In certain circumstances, the School will consider applicants who have not followed a conventional education path and these cases are assessed individually.
Assessments range from essays to a portfolio of work and in-class tests.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Canterbury Campus||Canterbury||CT2 7NZ||South East|
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