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Sociology and Research Methods MRes

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You 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.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme enhances employability in a range of public and private sector organisations, which increasingly value skills in conducting and interpreting social research.

Application deadline

20 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,350per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    190 98%

    3rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    29th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    57th

    26

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