Social Research Methods offered by University of Brighton is particularly relevant for those considering applying for an ESRC-accredited PhD programme in social policy or business studies. It includes core and intermediate-level research methods modules as well as the opportunity to study creative, innovative and advanced research methods.If you do not wish to study for a masters, there are exit awards available for postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma.
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Social Science Research Methods MSc provides you with the necessary research training for doctoral work. It also enhances your career opportunities in areas including central and local government, non-governmental organisations, social research, teaching, journalism and the media.
Programme StructureCore modules:
- Principles of Social Research (philosophies of social research including ethics)
- Social Research Methods (qualitative and quantitative methods)
- Mixed Methods in Social Research (how to adopt a range of methodologies in research)
- Dissertation on a topic of your choice
- Advanced Research Cultures (including creative methods)
- Applied Research Methods (putting methods into practice)
- Subject-specific modules
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesSociology Educational Research View 188 other Masters in Educational Research in United Kingdom
2:1 honours degree in any social science discipline.As this is a research degree programme applicants must provide a brief outline of their proposed area of study (ie discipline and/or sub-discipline) and research topic in their online application.
International13338 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13338 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6426 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6426 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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