Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate three years' relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry


Course content

This master's degree combines cutting-edge epistemological approaches and methodological training in contexts that can be applied to a range of different career paths, including academic professions and more practice-oriented research roles in third-sector organisations and market research.

Students will learn about the most up-to-date research methods techniques reflecting current developments in research design and practice, including evidence-based evaluation techniques and training in current research packages for qualitative and quantitative research such as NVivo10 and SPSS.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details