University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Social Statistics (Statistics)

This course trains students in the theory and methods of social statistics, exposing them to social statistical practice to equip and prepare them for carrying out research in social science disciplines and to contribute to developments in the area; it has a particular focus on statistical methodology and the underlying theory, equipping students with the skills to undertake research in social statistics methodology or to take up a career as professional social statisticians.

Entry requirements

Good 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Generalised linear models; analysis of hierarchical (multilevel and longitudinal) data; multivariate analysis; research skills; social science data: sources and measurement; survey design; survey methods 1.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc (SocSc) Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc (SocSc) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 7342