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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,105 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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