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The MSc in Political Research provides you with focused training in research methods. It helps you to develop your professional skills in empirical political science.
The course explores different methodological approaches and their application to real-life political problems. It equips you with key transferable skills in:
Along with giving you research skills, this course will enhance your ability to choose appropriate research methods and confront the issues of research design.
It's organised into core and optional classes. You’ll also complete a dissertation.
Established in 2010, the School of Government and Public Policy integrates the Department
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First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.
The University of Strathclyde has become the first university to win the coveted Times Higher Education University of the Year title twice! We are a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities – and has a vibrant, international community with almost 23,000 students from over 100 countries.Read more
My knowledge has been vastly improved thanks to the wide variety of classes offered by the fantastic teaching staff. Assignments are well explained; marks are returned in good time; and we are continually asked to provide feedback to improve the running of the classes. It has been a challenging but highly enjoyable year, and I am continuing my studies to PhD level.
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