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MA Social Research Methods (Sociology)


Durham University Centre for Applied Social Studies

Full time & Part time October MA 1 year (full-time) or 2 years (part-time)

About the course

Description

Sociology as a discipline encompasses the examination and analysis of all aspects of social life and social relations. This course is designed to provide you with a grounding in social research to enable you to develop sociological investigations of the social world.

Course Structure

You will take a range of taught modules primarily in the first two terms of the academic year. Starting from the first term, you will undertake a module on research design which will enable you to develop a research proposal for your dissertation.

In previous years, typical modules offered were:

Perspectives on Social Research (15 credits)

  • Introduction to social scientific research
  • Establishing cause and interpreting meaning in social sciences
  • Essentials of quantitative

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Entry Requirements

Normally an upper second-class (2:1) honours degree or equivalent.


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