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Social Research (Economic and Social History) MA

Social Research (Economic and Social History) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Economic History Social Research

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This MA in Social Research is particularly useful if you want to convert to the study of economic and social history, or if you have already studied in this area and wish to improve your skills. It is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council as providing the requisite research training for a PhD so you can apply for funding for the MA to be the first (training) year of a four-year PhD. This programme provides research training that will prepare you to undertake research in the field of economic and social history. You will study six taught modules and complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice. Many core elements of the programme are delivered by the College of Social Sciences, but you will have an opportunity to study subject-specific modules and your dissertation will be undertaken and supervised within the Department of History.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module introduces you to social science research designs and ethical issues in research practice. Learning supports you to be able to make strategic choices when developing your own projects, and to assess the design and research ethics decision making in others? published research work.
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,995

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students usually require a good Honours degree, or equivalent if you were educated outside the UK. Any academic and professional qualifications or industrial experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases form an integral part of the entrance requirement.

University information

Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years. Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates. Birmingham understands that you want to...more

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