University of Stirling
This course prepares students for undertaking social research and evaluation, leading to careers in research, research management and commissioning or using research.
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.
The compulsory modules are: The nature of social enquiry; research design and process; quantitative data analysis; qualitative data analysis; criminological perspectives; criminalisation, social control and human rights; research methods in criminology and socio-legal studies. You must also take one further module from a list including the following: Research placement; advanced quantitative data analysis; advanced qualitative data analysis; policy analysis and evaluation research; discourse analysis. In addition to the above modules, MRes students will complete the following: Research dissertation - MRes students must undertake an original social science research study and complete a research dissertation with academic supervision.
Assesment is based on: Essays, critical review essays, book reviews, research proposals, a computer lab-based assessment for quantitative data analysis, group project reports and the research dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MRes||Part-time||£ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stirling Campus||Stirling||FK9 4LA||Scotland|
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