Taught course

Demography

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain interdisciplinary study skills in the field of population science and the analysis of demographic phenomena. Learn about population change, its relationship to policy and how to analyse population dynamics.

Compulsory modules:
Demographic Methods I & II; Qualitative Methods; Population, Poverty and Policy; Research Skills; Quantitative Methods I & II or Generalised Linear Models; Survey Design; Understanding Population Change

Optional modules:
Analysis of Hierarchical (Multilevel and Longitudinal) Data; Population and Reproductive Health; Methods for Researching in Ageing Societies; Family Demography; Critical Issues in Global Health: Concept and Case Studies; Methods and Analysis of Global Health Trends and Differentials; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Social Science Data: Sources and Measurement.

Modules on other MSc programmes (eg MSc Gerontology, MSc Social Statistics) may be taken as options after discussion with your academic tutor and the MSc programme coordinator Plus dissertation

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Social Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshs@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 7342