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Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies)

University of Nottingham

12 months
Duration
21000 GBP/year
11050 GBP/year
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About

Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies) from University of Nottingham is aimed at students who want to follow an ESRC-funded pathway onto a PhD or are interested in developing a wide range of social science research techniques.

Overview

Key facts

At Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies) from University of Nottingham you will graduate with the skills to manage a successful research career and contribute to wider society.

Graduates with Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies) from University of Nottingham will develop the following skills:

  • Comprehension of the principles of research design and strategy, including understanding how to formulate research questions for empirical investigation
  • Appreciation of alternative approaches to research
  • Understanding of a broad range of research methods and the use of appropriate software for their application
  • Advanced research skills and techniques
  • Research management techniques, including data management, and conducting and disseminating research
  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Social Science Research
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics
  • Research Methods in Law
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

CATS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject in the arts, humanities, or social sciences
  •  We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11050 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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