Applicants for admission will normally be expected to hold a relevant Honours degree of at least 2:1 standard or equivalent from a recognised university. In exceptional circumstances applicants without this qualification may be admitted to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience, appropriate to the field of study.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
The MRes in Social Research is a one-year research degree, combining specialist and generic training to equip postgraduate students to undertake advanced doctoral study and to apply social research to public, private and third sector work and policy contexts. It comprises four taught courses, two per semester, followed by a supervised research project in the third semester.
The MRes is recognised under the Economic & Social Research Council’s Scottish Doctoral Training Program, Sociology Pathway. The Diploma in Social Research, comprising of the four taught courses, also offers an intensive training which is recognised under the Scottish Government’s Postgraduate Awards Scheme (PSAS).
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Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||67|
|Dissertation||33 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Office
- +44 (0)1224 272762