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Full time & Part time September MRes 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Communication & Media Studies (7) Mathematics (25) Philosophy (28) Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

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Overview

  • We’ll develop you into a fully trained and competent social science researcher who is able to understand and use a range of research techniques 
  • Our flexible programme allows you to pursue your intended subject or topic, preparing you for PhD or a career in research 
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership – a hub of world-class social sciences research 
  • Our seminar series and highly successful annual postgraduate conference brings together researchers from across all humanities and social sciences disciplines 

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This degree will empower you with a comprehensive toolkit to navigate the complexities of social research. You will refine your analytical skills, gaining proficiency in qualitative, quantitative, and digital research methodologies. We provide you with a deep understanding of the ethical considerations inherent in social research, fostering a sense of responsibility in your scholarly pursuits. You'll engage with real-world applications, honing your ability to contribute valuable insights to social issues. Additionally, collaborative learning environments and exposure to diverse research projects will cultivate your adaptability and critical thinking. 

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