An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent but exceptions may be made for candidates with substantial practice experience or other relevant qualifications.
Months of entry
This course can be taken on a full-time or flexible part-time basis and consists of six taught modules plus a 15,000 word dissertation.
This programme enables you to gain the knowledge and analytical skills needed to enhance child welfare practice. Essential research training will allow you to make better use of agency data, undertake small scale agency-based action research, and make informed use of national and international research for best practice.
Given the current emphasis within children’s services on evidence-based practice and robust analytic skills, the MRes is ideal for increasing employability. It is also an essential stepping stone for further research at doctoral level for those wanting to work in policy, research or teaching by opening doors to funded PhD places.
· Advances in Child Protection
· Child Welfare and Social Pedagogy
· Strengths Based Approaches in Child Welfare
· Research Projects in Practice: From Design to Dissemination
· Contemporary Debates in Sociology
· Science, Technology and Society
· Secondary Data Analysis
· Quantitative Research Methods
· Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
· Philosophies of Social Science
· Discourse Analysis
Information for international students
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Coordinator
- +44 (0)1524 593148
- +44 (0)1524 592475