University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Governance and Policy

This ESRC-recognised programme enables you to study processes of governance and policymaking while receiving rigorous and extensive training in social science research methods. Successful ESRC-funded students will be eligible for a further three years' funding for PhD research.

Entry requirements

MSc (Res): First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University

Course modules

Core modules: Governance and Policy; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice; Qualitative Methods I; Quantitative Methods I; plus two from Qualitative Methods II, Quantitative Methods II or Survey Methods Optional modules: two from a wide range in Politics and International Relations and Social Sciences Plus dissertation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 17,546 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 9,250 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology
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