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Social Research MSc, PgCert (ICL)

University of Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme combines compulsory training in a combination of quantitative and qualitative social research skills with the essentials of research design.

You’ll graduate with an in-depth understanding of the key issues, approaches and techniques of research in the social sciences, and the ability to conduct quality social research of value to the public, policymakers, professionals and the academic community.

Practical application of your skills is also a priority, and you will have the option to base your dissertation on work-based experience.

Recognised as research training by the Economic and Social Research Council, the programme is also eligible for the Open Societies Foundation grant scheme.

Application deadline

05 July 2021

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 105 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    181 94%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    13th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    87th

    1

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