University of Lincoln
This course provides a rigorous research training base for understanding social interactions and their derived properties (from political structures to team play and education). The training programme comprises research skills and methods, research designs, scientific and philosophical underpinnings, and specialist options underpinning Social Research. The MSc in Social Research is taught by experienced research active staff from various Schools across the College of Social Science, thereby contributing to a multidisciplinary learning environment. The thesis for this programme is written up in the form of a paper for a peer reviewed journal.
Applicants should possess at least a 2.2 Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification.
Example modules include introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods; analyzing fiction - organisation in media and popular culture; community-based research and citizenship; enterprise and innovation; international criminal justice; Marx's social theory and method.
Assessments for this course are very diverse. For example, the introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods module is assessed on the basis of two practical assignments as well as an analysis/critique of published material in quantitative or qualitative research/ The thesis module is not only assessed on the basis of a paper suitable for submission to a peer reviewed journal, but also on the basis of thesis plan and thesis results presentations.
All UK or EU students who hold a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree from another institution will receive a 20% reduction in tuition fees when they enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's programme. The scholarship is offset against tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study. Please note that the Master of Architecture (Part 2) and MBA programmes are exceptions to this scheme, as other scholarships are in place for those courses.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,880 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 15,602 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,880 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 38 per Credit point (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 87 per Credit point (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 38 per Credit point (EU fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lincoln (Main Site)||Lincoln||LN6 7TS||East Midlands|