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Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) in Social Sciences MRes

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • We’ll develop you into a fully trained and competent social science researcher who is able to understand and ?use a range of research techniques
  • There is a substantial theoretical and quantitative core alongside complementary qualitative training
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • A joint initiative between the Universities of Bath, Bristol and Exeter with collaborative teaching – each semester one core unit is taught intensively, with time spent at each location

Career Paths

The MRes Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) in Social Sciences is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher.

Employer valued skills

You will develop a range of academic, knowledge-based and personal skills:

Advanced independent thinking
Experience of working as an individual on challenging material
The ability to reflect on your learning, evaluate personal strengths and weakness, and map out a plan of personal development based on those reflections
Experience of working as a participant and/or leader of a group, and of contributing effectively to the planning and achievement of that group’s objectives
Experience of giving presentations to others in your field
The ability to construct a rigorous argument, and defend that argument citing relevant sources, both in written form and orally

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    152 77%

    13th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    36th

    9

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