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Full time & Part time September MRes 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

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Overview

  • 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

Ranked 9th in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework when intensity (100%) and 4* and 3* grades are taken into account

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Entry Requirements

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.



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