At this Social Research Methods with Applied Statistics MSc course offered by the University of Southampton you’ll develop in-depth knowledge of applied statistical methods and learn how to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research.
Quantitative research relies on numerical data to identify large-scale trends. Qualitative research uses techniques such as observation, interviews and open-ended surveys to find out why or how something occurs.
You can tailor this course to your research interests or career plans by choosing from a wide range of optional modules. These cover areas such as:
- demography and demographic methods (relating to the structure of populations)
- global health
- qualitative and mixed research methods
- After graduating from this master’s course, you’ll be ideally placed for a career as a social researcher in government, national and international organisations, or the private sector.
- You’ll also be in a great position to continue your studies at PhD level.
- Research Communication Skills
- Analysis of Hierarchical (Multilevel & Longitudinal) Data
- Qualitative Methods
- Survey Design
- Statistical Computing
- Understanding Population Change
- Design of Experiments
- Computer Intensive Statistical Methods
- Complex Survey Data Analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPsychology Sociology Statistics View 220 other Masters in Statistics in United Kingdom
- You’ll need a 2:1 degree in a social science or another subject where you can show evidence of a basic knowledge of quantitative analysis.
- Non-graduate qualifications such as the Graduate Diploma of the Royal Statistical Society will also be considered.
International22136 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22136 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.