First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.
Months of entry
The MSc in Political Research provides you with focused training in research methods. It helps you to develop your professional skills in empirical political science.
The course explores different methodological approaches and their application to real-life political problems. It equips you with key transferable skills in:
- research design
- a range of research methods and their application
- the management of different types of data
Along with giving you research skills, this course will enhance your ability to choose appropriate research methods and confront the issues of research design.
It's organised into core and optional classes. You’ll also complete a dissertation.
You can do a research placement through the Erasmus programme.
Options range from Finland to Italy, and from Portugal to Slovakia.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||25|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
|Dissertation||50 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- HaSS PGT Enquiries
- 0141 444 8600