Social Science Research Methods (MRes)

University of East Anglia (UEA) the United Kingdom

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About Social Science Research Methods at University of East Anglia (UEA)

The MRes Social Science Research Methods degree offers an advanced programme of research-based training.


The MRes Social Science Research Methods is offered in the following subject specialisms: Education and Lifelong Learning | Social Work and Social Policy | Psychology | Law | Business and Management | International Development


You will study core Social Science Faculty modules and you will also develop school-based research skills and subject-based training. This will allow you to acquire specialist knowledge so you can apply the basic principles of social science research and design in your own research projects.


The School of Social Work has earned an international reputation as one of the top centres of social work education and research in the UK. As you will be undertaking a Master of Research, the expertise available to you will be of a highly respected, pioneering standard, as the University of East Anglia has been ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of its research output and 21st among mainstream British institutions (REF 2014).


To pursue a career in social work, during their degree students will have access award-winning facilities and resources, including placements that can often lead on to excellent and varied career opportunities. This course is a great option for applicants who are considering going on to study for a PhD.

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Open to applicants with, or expecting, a good degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in a Social Sciences subject or relevant discipline.

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