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This is for you if... you want to gain the advanced skills needed to progress in the field of social research whether as an academic or to further your career.
The MSc in Social Research provides you with an expert grounding in the practice of social research. You will gain the necessary advanced academic skills to develop, conduct and evaluate social research.
The degree will provide you with a critical understanding of both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis and the philosophical, theoretical and technical problems associated with these methods.
You will develop a full appreciation of the political problems and ethical considerations that need to be borne in mind when conducting research, in particular a sensitivity to issues of race,
2:1 degree in a relevant social science subject. A degree in a different, but related, field may also be considered.
Leicester is a top 25 UK University and has always been the home of great minds. Experts who inspire you to become part of the bigger picture, discovering innovative solutions to the big challenges. Informed by their ground-breaking research, you’ll work across academic boundaries to challenge perceptions, develop new practices and introduce a fresh way of thinking.