Taught course

Sociology and Research Methods

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Social and Political Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

2:1 honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant social science or humanities subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council.

  • ou will develop your knowledge of sociology, including a critical understanding of social theory and a knowledge of empirical research studies.

  • The programme provides an advanced education in sociology, but can also serve as preparation for further sociological research in a PhD, to which many of our students successfully progress.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8000 Part-time fee: £889 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £17620

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

    This Masters in Sociology & Research Methods provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
socpol-pgt@glasgow.ac.uk