Taught course

Sociology

Institution
University of Bath · Department of Social and Policy Sciences
Qualifications
MResMRes

Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree with some sociology content.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on sociology.

While studying for this MRes you will systematically review and critically evaluate alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in sociology, as well as the application of these approaches in the specific areas of social enquiry in which you specialise.

You'll be supported by an active research community in identifying, investigating and realising your own original research. You will learn the skills needed to contribute to research projects using any of the main methodologies of the social sciences.

Graduate prospects

Our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of roles, such as:

  • social research in universities and research institutes, government, business, voluntary organisations and international organisations
  • public policy analysis at local, national and international levels
  • public information and campaigning in organisations concerned with wellbeing, sustainability and social justice

Fees and funding

View available funding opportunities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    1 year full-time, or 2 years part-time

Course contact details

Name
Taught Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1225 386634