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Gain a broad-based knowledge of the use of research methods in the social sciences.
You’ll receive core research training in social scientific philosophy and methodology within a contemporary sociology context.
This programme forms part of the ESRC SWDTP – a hub of world-class social sciences research.
Our array of optional modules enables you to tailor your degree to your personal research interests and career ambitions.
We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in sociology, anthropology, statistics, data or maths. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criterion, if your first degree is in a different discipline, you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.
All applicants should provide a personal statement explaining their interest in the programme and how it fits with their earlier studies.
Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements.
A Masters at the is a great way to gain a competitive edge in your field or gain specialist training in a particular subject area. At Exeter we combine teaching excellence and high levels of student satisfaction with world class research. A member of the Russell Group, our success is built on a strong partnership with our students and a clear focus on high performance. We are the fastest growing research-intensive university in the UK and 98 per cent of our research was rated as international or world-leading quality in the last national Research Excellence Framework.
We’ve provided the information on our website to help you get started on finding funding opportunities that are available to you: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/
Over £4 million in scholarships available
We recommend you start looking as early as possible for funding, especially if you will need financial assistance to undertake a postgraduate course.
There are a number of ways to fund postgraduate study including: scholarships, studentships, wages, bursaries, savings, inheritance, and, increasingly, alternative methods such as crowdfunding and philanthropy. The options available may depend on your fee status or other criteria.
See our website for details of funding available and how to apply :https://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/
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