University of Strathclyde
This course provides you with focused training in research methods. It helps you to develop your professional skills in empirical political science. The course explores different methodological approaches and their application to real-life political problems. It equips you with key transferable skills in: research design; a range of research methods and their application; the management of different types of data.
Semester 1: Principles of research design; quantitative methods 1. Semester 2: Quantitative methods 2; qualitative methods. Elective modules: Policy analysis; comparative public policy; international institutions and regimes; European governance; European political economy.
You'll be assessed in a variety of ways like essays, options papers and group projects. These account for two thirds of the total assessment while your dissertation accounts for one third of the total assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 13,500 per (Year 1)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 4,800 per (Year 1)||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 6,750 per (Year 1)||24 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 2,400 per (Year 1)||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Strathclyde||G1 1XQ||Scotland|
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