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Postgraduate Social Studies

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Postgraduate Social Studies

Social studies encompasses the huge areas of politics and social science. Whether you want to further your knowledge or change direction in your studies to pursue a career or passion, there are a large range of courses to choose from, some available part-time or through distance learning. 

Applied Health Research MSc/PgDip/PgCert

Applied Health Research MSc/PgDip/PgCert

The MSc in Applied Health Research aims to provide a robust programme that enables students with an interest in developing a specific knowledge base and skill set to develop their capability to complete...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,950 per year (UK/EU)

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  • e-Research Methods- Core
  • Basic Trial Design- Core
  • Introduction to Health Economics- Core
  • e-Epidemiology- Core
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Education and Communities MPhil

Education and Communities MPhil

Education and Communities will push you to the limit - and you’ll be supported all the way by our world-class academic staff. Research at Cass School of Education and Communities is innovative and responsive...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Full time degree

Research Proposal (HE6) AdvDip (CPD)

Research Proposal (HE6) AdvDip (CPD)

This course is designed to cover a range of research and evidence-related topics, including the role of evidence-based practice in childhood studies, health and social care policy, sources and hierarchies...Read more
(3.8)
  • 15 weeks Part time degree

Criminology MSc

Criminology MSc

The MSc in Criminology has been designed for those who wish to pursue advanced criminological study and explore some of the most cutting-edge ideas in contemporary criminology. The programme is open to...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £11,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time evening degree: £5,500 per year (UK/EU)

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Anthropology and Sociology MPhil

Anthropology and Sociology MPhil

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 weekly Research...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Full time degree: £4,396 per year (UK/EU)
  • 4 years Part time degree: £2,198 per year (UK/EU)

Archaeology and Palaeoecology PhD

Archaeology and Palaeoecology PhD

This course explores the material manifestations of culture through time and space. We combine innovative scientific methods with theoretically-informed analyses to understand past human experience, bringing...Read more
(4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4,327 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology, Gender and Sexualities MSc

Criminology, Gender and Sexualities MSc

This new MSc in Criminology, Gender and Sexualities is the only course of its kind in the UK. Explore growing trends towards gendered analyses of crime and punishment within the field of criminology. ...Read more
(3.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,250 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics MSc/PgDip

Crime Intelligence and Data Analytics MSc/PgDip

This course also explores strategies employed in forensic investigation. It gives you the space and opportunity to develop your own area of interest in a research project where your supervisor enables...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 16 months Full time degree: £5,900 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • 28 months Part time degree

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Criminology MA

Criminology MA

This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the complex nature of crime, harm and victimization, together with an appreciation of the role of the criminal justice system in relation...Read more
(3.9)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,125 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,918 per year (UK/EU)

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Criminology with Forensic Psychology MSc

Criminology with Forensic Psychology MSc

The course is of special interest to those without a first degree in psychology but with a particular interest in psychological perspectives on crime and criminal justice. All staff delivering modules...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Human Trafficking, Migration and Organised Crime MA, PGCert, PGDip

Human Trafficking, Migration and Organised Crime MA, PGCert, PGDip

This course is unique in offering students the chance to study the main characteristics of modern forms of slavery and human trafficking, causes/roots, impacts, and methods (legal and others) of prevention. ...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,280 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Science of Youth Coaching and Development MSc

Science of Youth Coaching and Development MSc

This exciting new master’s is unusual in the UK for its specific focus on the scientific underpinning and application of coaching in youth. This course aims to foster an evidence-based approach, connecting...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,350 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Health and Community Development Studies MA/PgDip/PgCert

Health and Community Development Studies MA/PgDip/PgCert

This course enables you to develop as an innovative, progressive practitioner able to engage reflectively with concepts and practices of social justice and equality. You will have experience of or be...Read more
(3.6)
  • 2 years Distance with attendance degree
  • 1 year Distance without attendance degree: £5,300 per year (UK/EU)

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Social Science Research (Social Policy) MSc

Social Science Research (Social Policy) MSc

Our Social Science Research (Social Policy) MSc programme provides you with a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that currently shape social sciences. ...Read more
(4.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,950 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Health and Welfare Studies PhD

Health and Welfare Studies PhD

Course outline The Faculty of Health Sciences provides opportunities for research to MPhil and PhD level or MPhil with transfer to PhD. The route to your degree will give you a unique intellectual challenge...Read more
(3.7)
  • 4 years Full time degree

Childhood MA

Childhood MA

This course will develop your higher level critical awareness of the concept of childhood, informing your practice and enhancing your professional relationships with children and young people. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Anthrozoology MPhil

Anthrozoology MPhil

The Anthrozoology postgraduate research students are exploring the following topics: medical detection dogs; farmer perceptions of livestock animal welfare; Cetacean ecotourism; primates kept as pets;...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4,320 per year (UK/EU)
  • 6 years Part time degree: £2,160 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology MPhil

Criminology MPhil

Criminology supports students to become excellent researchers who are theoretically informed and actively engaged in the public debate about crime and justice. Our research degrees offer unique opportunities:...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,327 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,164 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology in Practice MSc

Criminology in Practice MSc

This course is for you if you want to combine academic criminological study with employability modules and the change to undertake a work placement and practice-based research project in a criminal justice...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £7,835 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,835 per year (UK/EU)

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Ageing and Health MRes

Ageing and Health MRes

Ageing and Health MRes is research-based with a taught component. It provides a springboard into a career that involves scientific research. This course is for students with a BSc in life sciences or...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £7,410 overall cost (UK/EU)

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