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Social Research (Education)

University of Birmingham

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17910 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Social Research (Education) programme offered by the University of Birmingham will provide you with a solid foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research skills.

Overview

On the Social Research (Education) 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.

Careers

The University of Birmingham has recently been ranked 9th in the UK, and 55th in the world, for post-qualification employability in a global survey of universities commissioned by the International Herald Tribune. Over the last five years, an impressive 98.3 % of Education postgraduates have been in work and/or further study six months after graduation. 

Birmingham’s Education graduates choose to work in variety of education roles in schools and administrative roles in public and private sector organisations. Work in retail, sales and administration are also popular options. Some chose to continue their education and apply for professional courses such as teacher training or undertake a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Philosophy of Social Science Research
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics
  • Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods
  • From Multiple Linear to Logistic Regression
  • Documentary Research
  • Factor Analysis
  • Narrative Research

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree or equivalent is normally required or equivalent if you were educated outside the UK. 
  • Applications are also encouraged from those without an Honours degree who have five years or more relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17910 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Part-time fees: UK/EU: 3,083 GBP per year

Funding

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