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MRes Social Science Research Methods

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of East Anglia UEA

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

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.?

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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?

Application deadline

01-06-2021

Tuition fees

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£ 17,600per year

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

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University of East Anglia UEA

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    25th

  • Campus address

    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

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