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Full time September MRes 1 year full-time

About the course

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on sociology.

While studying for this MRes you will systematically review and critically evaluate alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in sociology, as well as the application of these approaches in the specific areas of social enquiry in which you specialise.

You'll be supported by an active research community in identifying, investigating and realising your own original research. You will learn the skills needed to contribute to research projects using any of the main methodologies of the social sciences.

Graduate prospects

Our graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of roles, such as:

  • social research in universities and research

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Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree with some sociology content.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.


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