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Full time & Part time See Course MA 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time

About the course

This MA in Social Research combines methodological training with flexible sets of modules in different areas of social inquiry, and is thus suitable for those with a range of disciplinary backgrounds. It is ideal for both those wishing to train or re-train in social research skills to support a career in the public or private sector and those interested in preparing for further PhD research. Our students have gone on to a range of careers, including fast-track civil service positions, research in private companies, positions in non-governmental organisations and academic research careers.

Five different pathways are available:

  • Sociology
  • Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Environment, Culture and Society
  • Science, Technology, Innovation and Social Practices

The programme

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant social science.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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