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Social Research Methods

University of Brighton

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12 months
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13338 GBP/year
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Social Research Methods offered by University of Brighton is designed to train you across social science disciplines in research methods skills and practice.

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Overview

Intro

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.

This new course is in the final stage of development and may change. Check back for the latest information. 

Careers

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 Structure

Core 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

Option modules:

  • Advanced Research Cultures (including creative methods)
  • Applied Research Methods (putting methods into practice)
  • Subject-specific modules

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
Upper Second Class (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13338 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13338 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6426 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6426 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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