- An Honours degree at 2:1 or above, where at least half of the module credits covered one or more social science disciplines.
- Substantial relevant work experience where you have undertaken empirical social research or management experience, such as leading research projects and commissioning and appraising social research proposals.
Months of entry
The course operates within a multi-disciplinary framework to provide rigorous practical and applied training in social research methods. You will undertake a critical study of research methods and data analysis appropriate to social research.
The course is designed to meet the postgraduate training requirements of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This course may also meet your training needs if you are undertaking doctoral research related to social science, appraising research, undertaking workplace research or commissioning research in a wide range of professions including health, education and criminal justice.
This is a distance learning course where University attendance is not required. It will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your skills and gain a degree from anywhere in the world. You will be taught through a variety of online teaching methods including video, interactive webinars, online demonstrations and tutorials. You will receive teaching and support from experienced and active researchers who are acknowledged experts in their fields.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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