University of Nottingham
Social Science Research Methodology
This course gives students the opportunity to acquire methodological expertise, and, if desired, to apply this expertise to substantive research into their chosen topic; students are normally required to take 4 clinics from the Institute�s programme in each of their first 2 years; students without sufficient background in research methods may also be required to take additional taught modules in their 1st year, as decided by the Director of Postgraduate Studies in consultation with the student�s supervisors; normally, these are chosen from the modules on research design, philosophy of social sciences, qualitative methods and quantitative methods offered by the MA in Research Methods (MARM) consortium that jointly delivers MA training.
Applicants for PhD programmes are generally required to hold an Honours degree at 2.1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) [Academic version] 6.0 with no less than 5 in any one element; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Paper version: 550 with a minimum of 4.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Internet-based version: 79 with no less than 17 in any one element.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 13,470 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University Park Campus||Nottingham||NG7 2RJ||East Midlands|
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