Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning) (MSc)

Cardiff University

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 - 3 year

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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

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About Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning) at Cardiff University

Our programme in Social Science Research Methods aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences. 

You will be provided with a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of how to construct effective research studies, of the variety of data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing social scientific data. You will also be introduced to the political and ethical frameworks within which social science research is conducted, and to some of the ways in which the results of social science research are disseminated.

The course pathways have ESRC recognition and they each provide the appropriate training basis for proceeding to a PhD. These programmes provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, the application of social research expertise for occupational career development, and the pursuit of substantive areas of interest at postgraduate level. 

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