University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Social Research

This course will help you to become proficient in theoretical concepts in social research. You'll develop highly sought after practical qualitative and quantitative research skills through our hands-on teaching methods. You can tailor the course to your interests by selecting from a wide range of modules that will expose you to the latest debates within your field of research. Graduates can expect to move directly to innovative PhD research, or find employment within roles that require high-level research skills.

Course modules

Core modules: quantitative methods; the research process; qualitative methods; foundations of sociological inquiry. Optional modules: choose from: doing gendered research; science and technology; explorations of contemporary social change; international childhoods -rights, policies and practices; global social policy analysis; global social policy and governance.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,800 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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