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Full time & Part time September MSc Full-time: 1 year, Part-time: 2 years

About the course

Why this course?

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:

  • research design
  • a range of research methods and their application
  • the management of different types of data

You’ll study

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.

Facilities

Established in 2010, the School of Government and Public Policy integrates the Department

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Entry Requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.


 Course Content


Where is University of Strathclyde

Student Profile(s)

Kenny Stevenson
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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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