Taught course

Political Research

Institution
University of Strathclyde · School of Government and Public Policy
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Develop skills in empirical political science
  • Explore different methodological approaches and their application to real-life political problems
  • Gain transferable employability skills in research design
  • Provides you with focused training in research methods
  • Helps develop your professional skills in empirical political science

The course explores different methodological approaches and their application to real-life political problems. It will equip you with key transferable skills in:

  • Research design
  • A range of research methods and their application
  • The management of different types of data

Information for international students

You're required to have a suitable minimum level of competency in the English language if your first language is not English or if you have not been educated wholly or mainly in the medium of English. For postgraduate studies, the University of Strathclyde requires a minimum overall score of IELTS 6.5 (no individual test score below 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,300
International students
£16,400

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 141 548 2733