Social Research Methods (MSc)

Swansea University the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

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How you will study
full-time

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About Social Research Methods at Swansea University

Teaching and Employability:

  • Teaching is carried out by highly-respected, research active, professionals conducting research across a range of research areas and publishing in top international journals
  • Students benefit from state-of-the-art technology with over twenty general purpose research rooms and numerous specialised testing facilities
  • Specialist modules in criminology, social work and human geography, research leadership and management 
  • Emphasis on development of ethical, knowledgeable, skilful social researchers

Study options for this course

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
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  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
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  • The awardMScHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study3 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International MSc Full-time £6,250 £14,500 MSc Part-time £3,100 £7,300 MSc Part-time £2,100 £4,850

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time. Please see our part-time study and visas page for more information.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

To be considered for this Masters Degree you will need;

  • an initial degree (a minimum of a 2.1) in one of the social sciences
  • applicants with an initial degree in a related cognate subject or other relevant qualifications are also considered
  • applicants without these qualifications may be considered if they have at least two years relevant experience at a responsible level and can demonstrate ability to cope with the academic requirements of the programme
  • non-first language English speakers are required to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the programme

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