Social Science Research Methods (MSc, PG Dip)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc, PG Dip

How long you will study
1 - 3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

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About Social Science Research Methods at Cardiff University

The MSc/PgDip Social Science Research Methods will provide you with advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences. All course pathways have ESRC recognition and meet the training requirements for ESRC PhD funding.

This programme offers extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, the application of social research expertise for occupational career development, and the pursuit of substantive area of interest at postgraduate level.

You’ll 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’ll 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.

Students may apply for one of the pathways through the MSc/PgDip in Social Science Research Methods:

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMSc, PG DipHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

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