You should have, or expect to have, a first degree in geography or a cognate social science such as economics, planning, sociology or social work. Students are expected to have already achieved a good second class honours degree, or an equivalent standard where students have studied abroad.
Months of entry
There are core modules in:
- Theory and Research Skills in Social Science;
- Geodemographic and Statistical Methods;
- Questionnaire Design and Qualitative Methods.
Plus students choose one from:
- Geographical Information Systems for Analysis of Population;
- Applied Population and Health Studies;
- Social Exclusion;
- Migration and Transnationalism.
Students enrolled on the Masters programme also complete a dissertation.
Information for international students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
This course seeks to introduce students to a portfolio of research skills that will help them not only to become competent researchers but also to expand their employment horizon.
Course contact details
- Dr Ed Hall
- +44 (0)1382 388073