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Social Research MSc


In London ()

£ 8,200 + VAT


  • Type


  • Duration

    3 Years

This master's degree combines cutting edge epistemological approaches and methodological training in contexts that can be applied to a range of different career paths, including academic professions and more practice oriented research roles in third sector organisations and market research.

Students will learn about the most up to date research methods techniques reflecting current developments in research design and practice, including evidence based evaluation techniques and training in current research packages for qualitative and quantitative research such as NVivo10 and SPSS.

About this course

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Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.

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  • Evaluation
  • IT
  • Design
  • Social Science
  • Quantitative research
  • Analytical skills
  • Social statistics
  • Qualitative research
  • Social research
  • Data analysis
  • Cybercrime
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Digital Research
  • Integrated Work
  • NVivo10

Course programme

Four core plus two optional modules are completed over terms one and two, with a Dissertation or Work Integrated Learning period in term three.

Each module is typically worth 20 credits except the Dissertation and Work Integrated Learning, which are worth 60 credits each.
Core modules
Research Design and Ethics
Qualitative Research Methods
Quantitative Research Methods
Evidence based evaluation for the social sciences
Plus one of the following:
Work Integrated Learning
Plus two optional modules from the list below:
Digital Research
Researching Cybercrime
Researching Migration
Marketing Research Process
Social Statistics with SPSS
Qualitative Analysis with NVivo10
Integrated Work and Learning
Not all of the optional modules listed will be available in any one year. Module availability is dependent on staffing and the number of students wishing to take each module.

Additional information

£12,250 per year

Social Research MSc

£ 8,200 + VAT