Taught course

Social Research Methods

Institution
Swansea University · Social Work, Social Policy and Social Research
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

To be considered for this Masters degree you will need;

  • An initial degree (a minimum of a 2.1) in one of the social sciences, if you have a degree in a related cognate subject or another relevant qualification this may also be considered.
  • We may also consider at least two years relevant experience at a responsible level if you can also demonstrate that you can meet the academic requirements of the programme.

If English is not your first language you will need to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain advanced training in a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods used in the social sciences with our Master’s degree in Social Research Methods.

You will develop a keen understanding of research ethics and governance, and learn about theoretical research concerns across the spectrum of social science disciplines.

You will learn to use a variety of research tools such as databases, statistical software, and computer programmes and develop extensive practical research skills to apply in a range of social science contexts.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358