You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard in a relevant/related subject.
Months of entry
The MA in Social Research grounds students in both the art and the science of undertaking social research. Drawing upon a wide variety of contemporary theoretical traditions including postcolonial theory, poststructuralism, and feminism, the MA explores how such paradigms present implications for methodological design and analytical strategies.
The MA teaching is made up of lectures and workshops covering both qualitative and quantitative methods during which students are encouraged to try out, evaluate and sometimes combine different approaches. The range of methods covered includes interviewing and observation, archival research, visual methods, ethnographic work as well as statistical analysis of large-scale quantitative data sets.
The dissertation research project assesses your proficiency in managing different types of data and your ability to design and carry out an original piece of research. Dissertation workshops will guide you as you prepare to undertake a substantive piece of research on a topic of your choice. The dissertation research will be supervised by an experienced member of staff.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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