University of York
Social Media and Social Research
An undergraduate degree (usually at 2.1 or above) in sociology or cognate discipline, or a professional qualification or relevant professional experience. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you are applying to.
Module includes: Understanding social media; quantitative methods and data analysis; qualitative methods; digital by-product data and the social sciences; advanced methods in social research; themes and issues in contemporary sociology; dissertation.
Students are required to write a 15,000-word dissertation based on an empirical study of their choice. Students are expected to design, implement and manage the research project, analyse the data and produce a report written in the style of, and to the standard of, an article for journal submission. Students will be allocated a supervisor throughout the duration of their research.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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