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Sociology and Research Methods MRes

Sociology and Research Methods MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Social Research Sociology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This programme provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council. Students will develop your knowledge of sociology, including a critical understanding of social theory and a knowledge of empirical research studies. The programme provides an advanced education in sociology, but can also serve as preparation for further sociological research in a PhD, to which many of our students successfully progress. This programme enhances employability in a range of public and private sector organisations, which increasingly value skills in conducting and interpreting social research.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Social Science Statistics 1 - Core
Qualitative Methods - Core
Current Issues in Social Theory - Core
Advanced Qualitative Methods - Core
Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,620

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more