University of Nottingham
Research Methods (Science and Technology Studies)
The course equips students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills required to carry out independent research in social science based studies of genetics, biorisks and society, using a variety of methodological approaches and research techniques; it is suitable for graduates preparing for doctoral studies, who are now required to have an in-depth training in research methods before undertaking their PhD.
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or international equivalent; vocational experience can be taken into account; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element), TOEFL paper based: 600 with 4.5 TWE, TOEFL computer based: 250 with 4.5 TWE, TOEFL IBT:87 (with no less than 20 in speaking and 19 in all other elements).
Core modules include: Research design; practice and ethics; philosophy of social sciences; qualitative and quantitative methods; specialist modules include: energy, technology and society; society and introduction to science in society.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,010 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 13,730 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Park Campus||Nottingham||NG7 2RJ||East Midlands|
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