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MA by Research, MA(Res)

School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, the United Kingdom

School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds

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About MA by Research, MA(Res) - at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds

If you have a longstanding interest or connections in a particular sociological or social policy field, possibly related to your occupation or other significant experience, then an MA by Research may provide the ideal scope and flexibility for your research project.

Structure

This type of research study works through close one-to-one supervision, tailored specifically to the needs of the project and the researcher.

You will research and write a thesis of approximately 30,000 words on a subject of your choice. The School offers no broad research training for candidates that register for this degree. 

MA by Research candidates are not eligible for transfer to MPhil or PhD.

Duration

This postgraduate research degree can be completed in one year (full-time) or two years (part-time). 

The part-time route allows you to continue a career throughout your studies and to schedule supervision sessions to fit around your working life.

Entry to the programme is flexible, and candidates can enrol at any time during the academic year.

Entry requirements

Candidates should hold (or expect to hold) a good Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university):

  • with a minimum grade of 2:1 (upper second class honours)
  • in an appropriate academic discipline

Candidates should also meet our English Language requirements.

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