University of Stirling
Applied Social 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. If English is not your 1st language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (6.0 in all bands).
The compulsory modules are: The nature of social enquiry; research design and process; quantitative data analysis; qualitative data analysis; comparative social research; policy analysis and evaluation research.
You must also take two further modules from a list including the following: Thinking sociologically; research placement; advanced quantitative data analysis; advanced qualitative data analysis; criminological perspectives; criminalisation, social control and human rights; research methods in criminology and socio-legal studies; management and change; managing information; paying for housing; renewal and regeneration; housing health and wellbeing; discourse analysis.
In addition to the above modules students will complete the following: Research dissertation (with academic supervision).
Essays; critical review essays; book reviews; research proposals; a computer lab-based assessment for quantitative data analysis; group project reports and the research dissertation. There are no examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||September 2016||-||30 months|
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