University of Sussex
Social Research Methods (Sociology)
A first or upper second-class undergraduate honours degree in a relevant social sciences subject, but applicants with other backgrounds may be considered.
Core modules: advanced methods in social research; dissertation (MSc Social Research Methods); introduction to qualitative methods; introduction to quantitative methods; philosophy of science and social science research practice; research design and ethics. Options: action research; comparative method; discourse analysis; ethnographic methods of data collection; evidence for policy and practice: a critical stance; gender politics and social research; international relations theory; migrants and society: global transformations; participatory research in cross-cultural contexts; policy and programme evaluation research; research, professions and power; researching childhood and youth; self, voice and creativity in research writing; socio-legal research methods; theories of development and underdevelopment; understanding processes of social change.
Taught modules are variously assessed by term papers of 3000-5000 words or equivalent coursework portfolios. The research option is assessed by a dissertation of 10000 words.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 12,300 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|