University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Research Methods (Sociology)

This course equips students with the theoretical understanding and practical skills required to carry out independent research in social science-based studies using a variety of methodological approaches and research techniques. The course 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.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in any subject area; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: research design, practice and ethics; philosophy of social sciences; qualitative and quantitative methods; specialist modules in sociology.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: critical analysis through essay; report writing; group work; oral presentations; project development and completion; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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