Gain training in advanced research skills with the MRes in Social Science Research Methods from the University of East Anglia . Open to students across a range of disciplines, you’ll also develop the specialist skills of your subject area and designated School of Study. You’ll be able to expertly apply the principles of social science research and design to your particular specialism and your own research projects.
As part of this Master’s you’ll complete a significant piece of independent research, guided by a specialist supervisor who will be an expert in your chosen field.
In addition to your research modules, you’ll undergo professional training, which will prove essential to a successful career in research. You’ll refine your skills in writing research proposals, critically appraising research, and writing for publication. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a research placement as part of your degree, where you’ll apply the skills you’ve acquired in a real-world setting, whilst making valuable contacts in your chosen research field.
This course gives you advanced training in research methods, which is ideal preparation for PhD study, or for a career with a significant research component, such as a research associate role in a university, the third sector or within government.
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- Education and Lifelong Learning
- Social Work and Social Policy
- Business and Management
- International Development
- Experimental Philosophy
- Social Anthropology
- Human Geography
- Science, Technology and Sustainability
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Educational Research Public Policy View 298 other Masters in Educational Research in United Kingdom
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- Degree Subject Social Sciences and related disciplines
- Degree Classification Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent
- Applicants must submit a short (approx. 500 word) research proposal in support of their application and a proposed supervisor. You can find a potential supervisor on the people pages of each Schools webpages. This should indicate their initial thoughts about a possible research topic and should consider why the topic might be important, whether there is a research gap in this area, and propose a possible methodology for the investigation. Please note, however, that the final research topic will be finalised in discussion with supervisors at the start of the course.
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International18500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.