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Postgraduate Social Studies in Scotland

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Socio-Legal Studies MRes

Socio-Legal Studies MRes

This programme offers an advanced introduction to the study of Law with a specific emphasis on socio-legal methodology. It provides you with an excellent preparation for doctoral study in the area of...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • Quantitative Data Analysis (20 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Social Theory for Researchers (20 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Legal Methods 1a: Legal Research Methodologies or Advanced Legal Methods 1b: Traditions of Legal Enquiry (20 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Qualitative Methods (20 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative Methods (20 Credits) - Core
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LLM/MSc/PgDip/PgCert Criminal Justice and Penal Change

LLM/MSc/PgDip/PgCert Criminal Justice and Penal Change

Why this course? Blending a rigorous understanding of fundamental theory with evidence about real world problems you’ll analyse recent innovations in theory, policy and practice. Drawing on a range...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £8,850 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree

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Criminal Justice LLM

Criminal Justice LLM

The LLM in Criminal Justice at the University of Aberdeen is focused on critical and comparative thinking around criminal procedures and systems. Our programme will help you develop a clearer and better...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £10,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £5,000 per year (UK/EU)

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Sociology MSc

Sociology MSc

This programme will provide you with an advanced introduction to sociology and you will develop a critical understanding of the discipline. WHY THIS PROGRAMME This programme will develop your knowledge...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

LLM/MSc/PgDip/PgCert Criminal Justice and Penal Change

LLM/MSc/PgDip/PgCert Criminal Justice and Penal Change

Why this course? Blending a rigorous understanding of fundamental theory with evidence about real world problems you’ll analyse recent innovations in theory, policy and practice. Drawing on a range...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £8,850 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree

Modules

MLitt in Folklore and Ethnology

MLitt in Folklore and Ethnology

Course Summary We are all innately creative, whether through the stories we recount, the jokes we tell, the songs we sing, the traditions we keep, the online memes we create and share, our customs...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Sociology and Research Methods MRes

Sociology and Research Methods MRes

This programme provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council. WHY THIS PROGRAMME You will develop...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Political Research

Political Research

The MSc in Political Research provides you with focused training in research methods. It helps you to develop your professional skills in empirical political science. The course explores different methodological...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £7,100 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Anthropology

Anthropology

Aberdeen’s anthropology department was established at the turn of the millennium, initially with a specific focus on the Anthropology of the North, an orientation unique among UK departments. ...Read more
(4)
  • 36 months Full time degree: £4,407 per year (UK/EU)
  • 60 months Part time degree: £2,204 per year (UK/EU)

Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc/PgDip

Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc/PgDip

Recognising the challenge for politicians, policy makers and practitioners in the criminal justice, and criminal law fields, this programme addresses the complex problems that crime poses for contemporary societies. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Research Methods in Psychology

Research Methods in Psychology

This course is for those aiming to develop careers in research or enter subsequent training for a scientist-practitioner oriented career such as clinical or educational psychology. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £7,100 per year (UK/EU)

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Social Anthropology MRes

Social Anthropology MRes

Social Anthropology allows you to study human societies and carry out research with cultural and critical awareness. Anthropology is the comparative study of human societies in all their diversity. ...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master) Intm

Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master) Intm

Adult education has been recognised in Europe as a critical element in addressing challenges pertaining to employment, research and innovation, climate change and energy, education and combatting poverty. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 24 months Full time degree: £6,833 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Child and Youth Care Studies

Child and Youth Care Studies

The programme is aimed at students with an interest in developing positive strategies for affirming and developing the professional identity of child and youth care practice. It draws from a variety of...Read more
(4.4)
  • 24 months Distance without attendance degree: £3,550 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Sociology MSc

Sociology MSc

The MSc Sociology provides you with theoretical and methodological concepts in sociology to think critically about issues affecting society. Sociology is the study of people and societies, with particular...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

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Criminology PhD

Criminology PhD

A vibrant research community in criminology supports students to become excellent researchers who are theoretically informed and actively engaged in the public debate about crime and justice. ...Read more
(4.4)
  • 3 years Full time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £2,250 per year (UK/EU)

Business Research MRes

Business Research MRes

Business Research allows you to explore the subject over a range of disciplines at postgraduate level, giving you wide ranging skills, knowledge and applications. You may look at financial data such as...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree
  • 24 months Part time degree

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Global Migrations and Social Justice MRes

Global Migrations and Social Justice MRes

This programme examines global migrations and social justice by addressing questions such as who moves and why, who is allowed to settle and where, what are the roles of states, institutions and civil...Read more
(4.4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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Social Science MRes

Social Science MRes

The MRes in Social Science is a one-year research degree, combining specialist and generic training to equip you with transferable skills for graduate employment in the public, private and third sector. ...Read more
(4)
  • 12 months Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 24 months Part time degree: £4,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Global Migrations and Social Justice MSc

Global Migrations and Social Justice MSc

This programme provides a comprehensive introduction to understanding contemporary research on global migrations and social justice. Unique in Scotland, it addresses questions such as who moves and why,...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £9,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree

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