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Do you want to develop your expertise in a range of both qualitative and quantitative research and apply this to real-world issues? If so, then the PgCert in Research Methods could be the course for you.
This fully online programme is designed for students who wish to develop their research skills and will equip successful students with excellent skills to carry out research of a professional standard. The choices offered in the programme enable students to examine quantitative and qualitative methods in depth and also become competent practitioners in mixed methods and action research.
2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject
A third or an ordinary degree will be considered with appropriate professional experience
Candidates with no formal qualifications, who can demonstrate a capability and engagement in appropriate CPD, will be considered under the university's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedures, and may need to complete an appropriate bridging module before undertaking the PgCert.
At the University of the Highlands and Islands our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum. At postgraduate level many of our courses can be studied fully online from anywhere in the world; others are campus-based, where you will have access to research-active subject specialists. We are a multi-campus university with centres across the north of Scotland. Some courses area available in one location only, for others you may have a choice of campus.
Scholarships, discretionary funds and bursaries may be available to our postgraduate students, Please check our website for more information.
Various - see webpages
Please see our website for details of the application process for any relevant funds.
A 10% discount in tuition fee is available to degree graduates from the University of the Highlands and Islands on any of our taught postgraduate courses.
The alumni discount applies only to the tuition fee element and does not apply to any additional costs which may be required to complete the course.
The discount cannot be applied retrospectively and must be requested before or at the time of paying the first year fee.
The alumni discount is not available in conjunction with any bursary or scholarship or combinable with any discounts from the university.
10% discount on tuition fees
Degree graduates from the University of the Highlands and Islands are eligible for 10% discount on the relevant tuition fee for any of our taught postgraduate courses.
Eligible degree alumni must request and have confirmation of the 10% tuition fee discount preferably during the admissions process, but certainly prior to payment of fees and/or enrolment.
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