Taught course

Social Research Methods (Criminology)

Institution
Durham University · Sociology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normally a 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.

Core modules:

• Perspectives on Social Research

• Statistical Exploration and Reasoning

• Research Design and Process

• Qualitative Research Methods in Social Science

• Quantitative Research Methods in Social Science

• Theorising Crime and Criminal Justice

• Policy Related and Evaluation Research

• Dissertation.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000.00 per year
International students
£20,000.00 per year

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Email
study@durham.ac.uk