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Sociology MRes

Sociology MRes

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on sociology. While studying for this MRes, you will systematically review...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,600 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,300 per year (UK)
  • Principles and skills of social research (6 Credits) - Core
  • Quantitative methods 2 (6 Credits) - Core
  • Research apprenticeship project (MRes) (18 Credits) - Core
  • MRes dissertation (30 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative methods 2 (6 Credits) - Core
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Sociology, Ph.D.

Sociology, Ph.D.

COURSE OVERVIEW Build your interest in sociology and extend your knowledge in a dynamic research environment, with a strong focus on research training. We’ll enable you to advance your analytical and...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Social Research and Policy PhD

Social Research and Policy PhD

Our portfolio of social research is rich and diverse, with some of the most pressing societal concerns at the forefront of exploration. Our team of social researchers comprise psychologists, sociologists,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 24 months Full time degree: 4,600 per year (UK)
  • 48 months Part time degree: 2,300 per year (UK)

MPhil in Anthropology and Sociology

MPhil in Anthropology and Sociology

Overview In the first year, every MPhil student is appointed a three-person research committee comprising a principal supervisor, a second supervisor and the Research Tutor. MPhil students attend the...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

Childhood and Education MA

Childhood and Education MA

Course overview Our MA Childhood and Education offers a unique opportunity to broaden your understanding of critical issues relating to childhood and education studies. The MA Childhood and Education...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 4,950 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Dissertation or Major Study- Core
  • Research Methods for Childhood, Education and Family Support- Core
  • Introduction to Postgraduate Study of Childhood, Education and Family Support- Core
  • Interrogating Diversity, Marginalisation and Oppression- Core
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Social Sciences MA by Research

Social Sciences MA by Research

A Masters by Research or Doctorate in Social Sciences here in the School of Natural & Social Sciences at Gloucestershire enables students to focus on social vulnerabilities and overcoming harms, including...Read more
(4.2)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree: 3,400 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: 5,100 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 5,100 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 3,400 per year (UK)

Human Osteology and Palaeopathology MSc / PGDip

Human Osteology and Palaeopathology MSc / PGDip

Overview This course emphasises the study of archaeological human remains within their funerary context. It builds upon the Schools extensive research in human osteology and palaeopathology and related...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,004 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Musculoskeletal and Comparative Anatomy- Core
  • Analysis of Human Remains- Core
  • Palaeopathology- Core
  • Professional Development- Core
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PG Cert Criminology and Criminal Psychology

PG Cert Criminology and Criminal Psychology

OverviewCrime in modern society can only be tackled thoroughly with a good understanding of the theory, history and challenges that face the discipline. Students on our short postgraduate criminology...Read more
(3)
  • 8 months Online degree: 3,945 overall cost (UK)

MA Education: Youth and Community Work (with JNC professional endorsement)

MA Education: Youth and Community Work (with JNC professional endorsement)

Course Overview Our postgraduate programme in Youth and Community Work at Cardiff Met is professionally endorsed by the Education Training Standards (ETS) Wales and recognised by the Joint Negotiating...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,000 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Managing Community Practice
  • Principles Community Development and Youth Work
  • The Community Context of Practice
  • Developing Relationships
  • Developing Reflective Practice
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Archives MRes

Archives MRes

Overview Our MRes programme provide a personalised and focused introduction to postgraduate research allowing you to develop as an independent researcher with the support of an expert in Archives. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Hlc Research Masters Dissertation (HLAC501) (120 Credits) - Core
  • Research Project Development By Directed Study (HLAC503) (30 Credits) - Core
  • Record-keeping Theory and Practice (HIST577) (30 Credits) - Core
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Demography and Health MSc

Demography and Health MSc

Overview This MSc provides rigorous training in demography and population studies. The curriculum comprises demographic methods and theory, epidemiology, statistics and data analysis. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,750 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,875 per year (UK)
  • Principles of Social Research (10 Credits) - Core
  • Statistics for Epidemiology & Population Health (15 Credits) - Core
  • Basic Epidemiology (10 Credits) - Core
  • Population Studies (10 Credits) - Core
  • Demographic Methods (15 Credits) - Core
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Race and Resistance MA

Race and Resistance MA

Overview This unique interdisciplinary course will allow you to study race and strategies of resistance from a variety of historical and theoretical approaches. A broad syllabus allows you to combine...Read more
(4.2)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 9,750 overall cost (UK)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,750 per year (UK)
  • Approaches to Race (30 Credits) - Core
  • MA Race and Resistance: Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Researching Race and Resistance (30 Credits) - Core
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Youth Work, Health and Community Development MA/PG Dip

Youth Work, Health and Community Development MA/PG Dip

Overview As a graduate or existing practitioner, this course helps you gain extensive knowledge of working with young people and community groups alongside professional qualifications to practise as...Read more
(4)
  • 2 years Distance with attendance degree: 7,280 overall cost (UK)
  • 1 year Distance with attendance degree: 7,280 per year (UK)
  • Theory and Practice of Community Development- Core
  • Issues of Health and Well-being- Core
  • Anti-oppressive Practice- Core
  • Management of Services and People- Core
  • Field Practice- Core
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Social Research Methods (Criminology) MSc

Social Research Methods (Criminology) MSc

Course overview This programme aims to provide you with an advanced training in social research methods which can be applied to practical and disciplinary contexts. It aims to train you in research methods...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 6,100 per year (UK)
  • Methods of Data Collection- Core
  • Foundations of Social Research- Core
  • Analysing Data- Core
  • Studies in Criminology and Social Policy- Core
  • Criminological Theory- Core
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Sociology (Integrated) PhD

Sociology (Integrated) PhD

Overview The Integrated PhD in Education is designed to prepare you for doctoral-level study by providing a year of taught research-focused modules before you move on to your PhD research. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 4 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 7 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Child Psychology MSc

Child Psychology MSc

Why choose this course? Our course looks at research in child psychology, focusing on the advanced study of psychological development in children and the implications of psychological theory and research...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,620 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,291 per year (UK)
  • Applications of Psychological Research (30 Credits) - Core
  • Psychology Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Cognitive and Social Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Methods and Statistics (30 Credits) - Core
  • Development in Typical and Atypical Populations (30 Credits) - Core
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Exercise and Physical Activity for Special Populations and Healthy Ageing MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Exercise and Physical Activity for Special Populations and Healthy Ageing MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Overview Originally developed at Middlesex University, the first degree in the UK to focus purely on how to prescribe safe and effective physical activity, exercise and sporting participation to those...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,600 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Exercise Prescription and Management in Special Populations and Healthy Ageing (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Work Placement (30 Credits) - Core
  • Clinical Sciences and Nutrition (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods (30 Credits) - Core
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Masters by Research Social Work

Masters by Research Social Work

About the programme A University of Hertfordshire research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. It develops extensive subject expertise and...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 5,590 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 2,795 per year (UK)

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (MA): January start

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (MA): January start

Security is a major contemporary preoccupation; criminal law and criminal justice are key responses. Our MA Criminal Law and Criminal Justice offers you an exciting, challenging and distinctive opportunity...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,850 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: 5,925 per year (UK)
  • Criminal Law Theory and History- Core
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice- Core
  • Masters Research Project (Department of Criminology)- Core
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MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended

MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended

This innovative and dynamic MSc Human Society (with specialism): Extended offers you the opportunity to develop key employability skills and grow your expertise in Early Childhood Studies, Community Development...Read more
(3.9)
  • 18 months Full time degree: 6,167 per year (UK)
  • Integrated, Professional Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Solutions Driven Design and Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Professional Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Diversity, Challenge and Future (Policy and Practice) (30 Credits) - Core
  • Business Literacy and Employment Skills (30 Credits) - Core
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