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  Social Science MRes


York St John University    York Business School

Full time September MRes 1 year full-time
Education (11) Sociology (33)

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Immerse yourself in the dynamic realm of social sciences with the Social Science MRes programme. This one-year full-time course equips you with the methodological, theoretical, and interpersonal skills essential for navigating and reshaping the contemporary social landscape. Delve into critical theory, advanced research methodologies, and philosophical debates to craft a substantial independent research project. Through engaging seminars, tutorials, and dissertation supervision, you will hone your research interests, data analysis capabilities, and presentation skills. The programme culminates in the Social Sciences Postgraduate Research Conference, where you will showcase your dissertation proposal. With a focus on quantitative and qualitative research methods, this MRes empowers you to develop a specialist research area, identify preferred investigation methods, and produce publishable-quality research. Whether pursuing a PhD or exploring diverse career paths, the programme's transferable skills in problem-solving, communication, and collaboration will set you apart in fields such as social policy, education, and management consultancy. Join us to elevate your academic and professional journey in the social sciences.

About the course

Develop the methodological, theoretical, and interpersonal skills needed to research, understand, and change the contemporary social world.

On this course you will develop strong critical theory and advanced research skills, enabling you to engage in rigorous research and thoughtful analytical work. You will use these skills to produce a significant piece of independent research. This project will develop your research interests, and provide you with valuable transferable skills.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree in a related subject

If your degree is in an unrelated subject, but you can provide evidence of relevant professional experience, your application may still be considered.

You will need to submit a piece of writing as part of your application to this course. You will need to write a brief research proposal that should:

Be up to 500 words
Describe the research you would like to pursue

If you are an international student you will need to show that your qualifications match our entry requirements.


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