Taught course

Social Research Methods (Criminology)

Institution
Durham University · Sociology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normally an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The course covers conceptual and practical underpinnings and implications of research, looking at various research techniques and the rationale behind them. It will enable you to develop essential skills in both quantitative and qualitative work and to apply those skills to specific criminological issues.

Course Modules

In previous years, typical modules offered were:

Perspectives on Social Research (15 credits) Statistical Exploration and Reasoning (15 Credits) Research Design and Process (15 credits) Qualitative Research Methods in Social Science (15 credits) Key criminological theories and concepts

Policy Related and Evaluation Research (15 credits)

Dissertation (60 credits)

Information for international students

Please check requirements for your subject and level of study.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,750.00 per year
International students
£19,000.00 per year

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
study@durham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)191 334 1000