An upper second-class honours degree or equivalent qualification.
Months of entry
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
Fees and funding
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator
- +44 (0) 117 331 7577