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Social Research (Business)

University of Birmingham

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
19170 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

In the Social Research (Business) programme offered by the University of Birmingham, you will gain a solid foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research skills. 

Overview

During the Social Research (Business) programme offered by the University of Birmingham, you will acquire a general overview of the philosophy of social research, and understand how this informs research design, methods of data collection and analysis. 

You will also develop an ability to use a range of research methods, to communicate research findings effectively and an understanding of the potential use of and impact of your research within and beyond academia.

Learning and Teaching

This MA is recognised by the ESRC for the provision of research methods training as Year 1 of a '1+3' programme of doctoral study. It is also available as a stand-alone Masters. Home/EU students may enter into a departmental competition to be nominated for the ESRC open competition for '1+3' or '+3' funding (the '1+3' award covers the MA and provides three years' further funding for PhD research; for '+3' funding you must already have an ESRC-recognised research methods MA degree or equivalent).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Social Science Research
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics
  • Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods
  • Foundations in Qualitative Research
  • Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Analysing Hierarchical and Panel Data

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    19170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government
  • The government-backed student loans will provide up to £10,000 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Social Research (Business)
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University of Birmingham

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