University of Sussex

University of Sussex

Social Research Methods (Development Studies)

If you are interested in studying for a research degree in the social sciences, or want to learn about research methods, you may consider our MSc in Social Research Methods, run by the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre. If you want to study for a PhD, and are seeking ESRC funding, you will be required to take this or one of our other ESRC-recognised research-training Masters degrees, unless you have already achieved a similar level of research training at a university elsewhere. At the end of your first year, you graduate with a Masters degree before proceeding to the PhD (this is called 1+3 study). The degree is designed to provide research training for those intending to move directly to doctoral study. It can also be taken as a standalone one-year degree if you wish to apply advanced research methodologies to an area of academic or policy interest without continuing to a doctorate.

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Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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