You will develop the following skills, and the ability to apply them to practical research contexts:
- Comprehension of the principles of research design and strategy, including an understanding of how to formulate research questions for empirical investigation
- Appreciation of alternative approaches to research
- Understanding of a broad range of research methods (including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods) and the use of appropriate software for their application
- Advanced research skills and techniques relevant to your field of study
- Research management techniques, including data management, and conducting and disseminating research in a way that is consistent with both professional practice and the normal principles of research ethics
- Understanding of the significance of alternative epistemological positions that provide the context for theory construction, research design, and the selection of appropriate analytical techniques
- Solid grounding in the basics of probability and a critical understanding of the scientific method and the nature of reflexivity
- Application of good ethical practice across the entire research process
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- Foundations in Qualitative Methods
- Fundamentals of Quantitative Analysis
- Philosophy of Social Science Research
- Research Design, Practice and Ethics
- Research Methods in Law
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSociology View 379 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
2.1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject in the arts, humanities, or social sciences
International17910 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17910 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8865 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8865 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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