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Social Research Methods MSc (PGDip)

University of Brighton

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Falmer Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Are you considering a career as an academic or professional researcher? Are you a recent graduate who has already taken up a career but want to develop your research methods skills and practice? This masters-level course is designed to train you across social science disciplines in research methods skills and practice.

Our Social Research Methods MSc provides extensive, in-depth postgraduate training and provides you with a solid foundation for doctoral studies and further research work as academics, or career development as professional researchers.

The course is particularly relevant for those considering applying for an ESRC-accredited PhD programme in social policy or business studies. It includes core and intermediate-level research methods modules as well as the opportunity to study creative, innovative and advanced research methods.

If you do not wish to study for a masters, there are exit awards available for postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma.

Careers

Social Science Research Methods MSc provides you with the necessary research training for doctoral work. It also enhances your career opportunities in areas including central and local government, non-governmental organisations, social research, teaching, journalism and the media.

Students can exit with PGDip.

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University information

University of Brighton

  • University League Table

    83rd

  • Campus address

    University of Brighton, Mithras House, Lewes Road, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN2 4AT, England

Employability is embedded into every course, helping students to develop transferable and personal skills.
The university is set between the sea and the South Downs National Park and has easy access to London.
International students are guaranteed a place in halls of residence.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 105 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 52%

    80th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    30 30%

    91st

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    95th

    14

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