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MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research)


Course Description

The course focuses on sociological reseach methods, to produce graduates skilled in a variety of research methodologies, prepared for research careers in the private, public, voluntary or academic sectors.

Qualitative and quantitative methods form the core, complemented by modules on substantive issues of contemporary relevance. Computer-aided analysis of qualitative data, and statistical analysis of large-scale survey datasets are central.

Staff have research experience in areas including the media, social exclusion, stratification and inequality, work, feminist methodologies, community development, education, marriage and divorce, health and illness, etc.

A supervised dissertation provides an opportunity to exercise and deepen research skills.

Entry Requirements

The basic requirement is a first or second-class Honours degree in sociology or a cognate area or an approved equivalent qualification or an equivalent capability based on prior substantial relevant experience (Primary Degree: Level 8 NQAI). Applicants may be required to submit a portfolio of work and undergo an interview.

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