The Social Research programme at Birkbeck, University of London covers ontology, epistemology, quantitative and qualitative techniques, and advanced methods masterclasses. It provides a particularly strong environment for theoretically informed, interdisciplinary and socially engaged research.
Careers and Employability
Graduates go into research roles in government departments, think tanks, NGOs, the Civil Service and political parties. Possible professions include social researcher, government social researcher, or human resources officer. This degree may also be useful in becoming a higher education lecturer or politician’s assistant.
- Advanced Topics in Quantitative Social Research
- Applied Social Data Analysis in R
- Experiments in Social Science
- Quantitative Social Research
- Qualitative Research Design
- Qualitative Social Research Methods
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you enough time to complete the admissions process.
DisciplinesSociology Educational Research Cognitive Sciences View 198 other Masters in Cognitive Sciences in United Kingdom
- A second-class honours degree (2:2) or above in a social science or other relevant subject. Other qualifications may also be considered.
- On your application form, please list all your relevant qualifications and experience, including those you expect to achieve.
- Your personal details
- Your qualifications
- Your work experience
- Your personal statement
- Statistical information
- English proficiency
- The application form
International10920 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10920 GBP per year during 12 months.
National6020 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6020 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Part-time home students: £3010 pa
- Part-time international students: £5460 pa
Living costs for London
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