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MRes Social Science Research Methods

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Full time | University of East Anglia UEA | 1 year | 27-SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

27-SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Social Research Methods Social Sciences

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Gain training in advanced research skills on our MRes Social Science Research Methods degree. Open to students across a range of disciplines, you’ll also develop the specialist skills of your subject area and designated School of Study. You’ll be able to expertly apply the principles of social science research and design to your particular specialism and your own research projects.?

As part of this Master’s you’ll complete a significant piece of independent research, guided by a specialist supervisor who will be an expert in your chosen field. Before applying, we encourage you to contact our academics to discuss your potential research topics and discover how we can help you explore those areas.?

In addition to your research modules, you’ll undergo professional training, which will prove essential to a successful career in research. You’ll refine your skills in writing research proposals, critically appraising research, and writing for publication. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a research placement as part of your degree, where you’ll apply the skills you’ve acquired in a real-world setting, whilst making valuable contacts in your chosen research field.?

At UEA, we’ve been ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of our overall research output (Times Higher REF2014 Analysis), with over 82 per cent of our research classified as either 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent.?

ABOUT

Give yourself the edge by studying at an internationally renowned centre for impactful research. Whether you’re a recent graduate with an interest in research, or are already in practice with a research question that you wish to investigate, this MRes will push you towards the forefront of your field.?

Throughout the course, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills you need to successfully complete a piece of Master’s level research. You’ll explore and become practiced in a range of advanced research methods, and benefit from the expert guidance of a specialist supervisor in your particular field of interest.?

The course is flexible, allowing you to complete it in one year full-time or over two years part-time. It is ideal preparation for PhD study, or for a research-based role such as a research associate in a university setting, the third sector, or government?

Modules

Experimental Philosophy

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£8,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£17,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have: Bachelors (Hons) degree - 2.1 or equivalent in Social Sciences and related disciplines. Students should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries. Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community. The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way...more

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