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Applied Quantitative Methods, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
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University rank #751 (QS) ,
Based at the Manchester Metropolitan University Q-Step Centre in the Department of Sociology, this MSc approaches the study of quantitative methods in an innovative way, which emphasises career-ready skills that prepare students for work with data and quantitative analysis, or as suitable preparation for doctoral study.

About

The course focuses on the development and application of key quantitative methods and analytical techniques. It focuses on the use of quantitative methods within ?real world? contexts and a key aim is to develop graduates? career-ready skills in this field. 

A range of quantitative techniques will be covered including multiple regression, multi-level modelling,  questionnaire design and psychometric testing, quantitative evaluation, and data management. One unit, ?Statistics in Practice? explores knowledge exchange, mobilisation and achieving impact with research.  There is a mixture of core units and specialist options. The course culminates in a placement based dissertation, in which students will produce a piece of research on behalf of one of our partner organisations. We will help you source your placement. 

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Quantitative Methodology and Research design
  • Foundations of Quantitative Analysis
  • Multiple Regression
  • Questionnaire Design and Testing Psychometric Properties
  • Data Management
  • Statistics in Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Evaluation Using Quantitative Methods
  • Mixed Methods in Social Research
  • Multi-level Modelling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If they receive your application after the 15 January deadline and up until 30 June, they will still consider it if there are places available on the course, but some of the most popular courses may already be full.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

You will usually have an upper second class UK honours degree (or international equivalent), preferably in a social science or humanities field of study. Candidates with a lower second class degree should apply and will be considered on their merits as will people with non-traditional qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 645 - 1200 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

There are ten bursaries available each worth £14,388 for 2017-18 entry (deadline 3 July 2017). For full details please see our scholarships and bursaries pages.

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