University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Social Research Methods and Statistics

This course provides a firm grounding in advanced quantitative methods, taught within an applied social science framework, and offers relevant and marketable skills for a career in research; it is recognised for PhD training by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and is taught with an emphasis on hands-on training in the application of methods and software.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; English language requirements: IELTS - overall score of 7, including 7 in writing with no further component score below 6.0. TOEFL IBT - overall score of 100 with 25 in each section.

Course modules

Modules include: Research design; advanced data analysis and qualitative analysis; optional modules include: survey research; design and analysis of complex surveys; longitudinal data analysis; design and analysis of complex surveys; figuring out society; applied demography; introduction to quantitative methods; multiple regression; logistic regression; multilevel modelling; data reduction and classification; sampling theory; conceptualising longitudinal data analysis; and introducing longitudinal data analysis.

Sponsorship information

Marie Curie Programme; ESRC.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,666 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,666 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,666 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,333 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,666 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,666 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,666 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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0161 275 4740