Taught course

Sociology and Social Research

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree in a relevant discipline; in some circumstances, professional qualifications considered

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course offers conceptual and methodological training in sociological analysis; in addition to providing students with the skills to conduct research in a variety of professional contexts, it also provides a basis for PhD studies; the course teaches students how to formulate research questions in specific research contexts, select and use appropriate methods of data collection and analysis, manipulate and critically evaluate key concepts and issues, and present results in a systematic way.

Modules
Project modules 1 and 2 (from a range of options); qualitative research methods; understanding modernity; understanding social change; plus a 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 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
44(0)23 8059 5395