University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses
University of Portsmouth Featured Masters Courses

Social Science Research Methods MRes

Keele University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full time & Part time See Course MRes One year full time, two years part time, modular degree (maximum period of 5 years), CPD

About the course

The MRes Social Science Research Methods is designed to provide a thorough grounding in a range of qualitative and quantitative research skills and methodologies essential to the systematic research practice demanded in many professional environments, or to pave the way to further postgraduate study. 


The overarching aim of the MRes in Social Science Research Methods is to provide interdisciplinary research and researcher training. Students will follow a programme of taught modules that will equip them with the skills to be able to successfully conduct social research within a variety of professional and intellectual contexts. Throughout the course students will be supported to develop an original piece of applied research by an expert supervisor.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should be graduates normally with a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant social science subject. However, students from different backgrounds who believe they have the capacity to undertake postgraduate work in the social sciences should contact us to discuss their situation.

Students for whom English is a second language will need English language proficiency of at least 6.5 in IELTS text scores (or equivalent).

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