Minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, normally in a cognate discipline to the intended specialist subject area for research.
Months of entry
This course will help you to become proficient in theoretical concepts in social research and will provide you with the practical skills to undertake higher level research across the full range of social sciences.
You’ll develop highly sought-after practical qualitative and quantitative research skills through our hands-on teaching methods. You can tailor the course to your interests by selecting from a wide range of modules from all the departments in social sciences that will expose you to the latest debates within your field of research.
The programme has been specifically developed to meet the ESRC postgraduate training and development guidelines.
Students completing the MA Social Research can advance to PhD-level study within their chosen field in the social sciences, or find employment within roles that require high-level research skills.
- Computer workshops
- Independent study
- Individual tutorials
- Group work
- Project reports
- Oral presentation
- Independent research project
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor