University of Southampton
Sociology and Social Policy
This course enables students to combine advanced level training in sociology and social policy; there are 3 available pathways: quantitative, qualitative, and substantive. The course teaches students how to formulate research questions in specific research contexts, select and use appropriate methods of data collection and analysis, manipulate and critically evaluate key concepts and issues, and present results in a systematic way.
1st or Upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline; in some circumstances, professional qualifications considered.
Modules depend on the chosen pathway and are selected from: design and statistical analysis of surveys; key debates in social policy; philosophy, methodology and research design; project modules 1 and 2 (from a range of options); the mixed economy of welfare delivery; qualitative research methods; understanding modernity; understanding social change; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Highfield Campus||Southampton||SO17 1BJ||South East|
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