University of Kent

University of Kent

Methods of Social Research

Aimed at international students, this programme provides an introduction to high-level academic study leading to a recognised postgraduate qualification. You will gain a clear, confident and advanced understanding of Methods of Social Research whilst receiving coaching in academic study and writing. Language and study support will also be given in the first year, to help you achieve your full potential. The skills you will develop on this programme include critical thinking, data analysis and presentation of key findings as well as transferrable skills such as time management, IT and problem solving.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate study at an overseas university or institution in a relevant social sciences field; or, an undergraduate degree from a UK institution where the particular area of intended SSPSSR study has represented a component but not the principal focus of study; or, a relevant foundation degree, ordinary (Bachelors) degree, Diploma of Higher Education or other higher diploma.

Course modules

Most programmes will require students to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. Students may also have the option to take modules from other programmes so that they may customise their programme and explore other subject areas that interest them.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,950 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 12,030 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272