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Social Analysis and Research

Brown University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
59254 USD/year
59254 USD/year
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About

The M.S. in Social Analysis and Research at Brown University trains students in advanced techniques for data collection and analysis.

Overview

The Social Analysis and Research program offered by Brown University focuses on methodological training in both quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis, with cores in spatial analysis and market research, classroom instruction by active and internationally renowned researchers, and individualized supervision of applied, hands-on data analytic research on a faculty project or with an off-campus organization.

Graduates with M.S. in Social Analysis and Research from Brown University will be able to:

  • collect, process, analyze and interpret large-scale data on human attributes, preferences, attitudes, and behaviors and complex systems of human interactions. 
  • develop the pragmatic and logical skills 

Careers

  • market research
  • program evaluation
  • policy work
  • advanced study in the social sciences 
  • financial analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Society: An Introduction to Sociology
  • Economic Development and Social Change
  • Sex, Gender, and Society
  • Organizations and Society
  • Unequal From Birth: Child Health From a Social Perspective
  • Methods of Social Research
  • Introductory Statistics for Social Research
  • Market and Social Surveys
  • Migrants, Refugees and the Mediterranean

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
8

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement: Required. No longer than two (2) pages in length outlining professional goals and commitment to pursuing a career in social analysis and research.
  • GRE General: Required
  • Transcripts: Required from all post–secondary institutions of attendance
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two (2) letters of recommendation (at least one academic)
  • TOEFL: Required for any international applicant whose undergraduate curriculum was not taught in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29627 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    59254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29627 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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