You will conduct a substantial research project that will give you valuable experience, whether you're preparing for a career or seeking continuous professional development.
You can expect regular (at least fortnightly) supervision with this excellent research training opportunity, providing you with a respected Masters qualification upon completion.
Graduates of the Criminological Research programme from University of Liverpool have gone onto successful careers in both the public and private sectors; social welfare and criminal justice agencies such as the police and probation services and non-governmental organisations (NGO s) eg working with organisations supporting homeless people, refugees and in social research.
We will enable you to develop a range of social scientific, analytic and communication skills and a variety of transferable skills valued by many employers in a range of industries (eg media organisations, local government and charitable organisations, and commercial and financial service sectors).
Many students pursue an academic career or a university research career in the Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology) or in a related discipline.
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- The Politics and Practices of Social Research
- Philosophy of Social Science
- Rapid Ethnography and Rapid Appraisal
- Understanding Society Using Quantitative Methods
- Using Foucault's Methods
- Focus Groups
- Critical Discourse Analysis
- Visual Data, VIsual Analysis
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if they require visas or have special requirements.
DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology View 146 other Masters in Criminal Law in United Kingdom
Applicants for the MRes Social Policy programme should normally hold a minimum of a 2:1 class Honours Degree in a social science, or in a field relevant to the programme the applicant wishes to study, from a UK university. Applicants with degrees from institutions outside the UK will have their applications considered on an individual, but comparable basis (see the International web pages for details of entry requirements by country).
International18450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18450 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Liverpool
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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