Taught course

Social Science Research Methods (Sociology)

Institution
University of Bristol · Department of Sociology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent qualification.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme reflects the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies' expertise in research methods training. It provides comprehensive training in the whole process of research conceptualisation, design and operationalisation.

It is particularly suitable for those seeking a career as a social science researcher or going on to a PhD, including Economic and Social Research Council-funded doctoral study. It is specially formulated to reflect the training recommended by the ESRC and has been accredited as a research training programme.

You will develop thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of the variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods that are available to the social scientist and the principal methods of analysing data. The programme also covers the research process, ethical considerations and social theory. You will be encouraged to apply your methods training to substantive research interests.

Information for international students

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time: £6,500; Part-time: £3,250
International students
£15,700

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
Email
spais-mscenquiries@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 331 7577