University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Social Research

Students study the practice of social research; upon completion of the course students have acquired the necessary academic skills to develop, conduct and evaluate social research.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant social science subject, other qualifications may be recognised.

Course modules

Modules include: Knowledge and method I; knowledge and method II; introductory data analysis; advanced data analysis; research in context I; research in context II; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Courses are assessed principally by essay and project work; a 10,000 to 15,000 word supervised dissertation is also required.

Sponsorship information

Course is recognised for ESRC 1+3 funding.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5381