Social Research (Local Government and Public Policy) (MA)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 3280 per year

How you will study
part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Social Research (Local Government and Public Policy) at University of Birmingham

This programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research skills. Students will acquire a general overview of the philosophy of social research, and understand how this informs research design, methods of data collection and analysis. They will also develop an ability to use a range of research methods, to communicate research findings effectively and an understanding of the potential use of and impact of their research within and beyond academia.

Careers: Many students go on to do a PhD after completing this MA. Others have followed a career in local authorities, government departments, health authorities, management consultancy, media, the voluntary sector and so on.

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 awardMAHow you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 3280 per yearInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6570 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14850 per year
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 2190 per yearInternational course feesGBP 2190 per year

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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