Social Research (Sustainable Futures) - MRes


University of the West of England, Bristol    School of Architecture and the Environment

Full time & Part time September MRes 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17)

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The MRes Social Research (Sustainable Futures) programme at UWE Bristol offers a comprehensive and immersive experience in conducting social research. With a focus on promoting sustainable futures, this programme equips students with the necessary skills to critically evaluate existing evidence and carry out their own research projects. The course structure includes modules on research design, methodologies, and contemporary debates in sustainability. Optional modules allow students to explore areas of interest, and interdisciplinary training days provide opportunities for collaboration with partner universities. Entry requirements typically include a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, although relevant qualifications and professional experience are also considered. Join this programme to kickstart your research career or pursue a PhD.

About the course

Gain an in-depth understanding of conducting social research, and use your skills to carry out your own research study on this specially designed MRes Social Research course. The course provides excellent preparation for social science doctoral study or for research careers in the public or private sectors. It fulfils the pre-requisite for studying a PhD at UWE Bristol through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) on the Sustainable Futures pathway.

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Entry Requirements

We normally require a honours degree of 2:1 or above (or equivalent if it is a non-UK degree) in a relevant subject.

If you do not meet the above grade requirements but have at least 12 months relevant professional experience and/ or equivalent qualifications, we will consider you on an individual basis. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview.



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