On our MA in Social Research degree, you will acquire a general overview of the philosophy of social research, and understand how this informs research design, methods of data collection and analysis.
This course will give you a solid foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research skills.
You will develop an ability to use a range of research methods, to communicate research findings effectively and understand the potential use of and impact of your research within and beyond academia.
Many students go on to do a PhD after completing this MA. Others have followed a career in local authorities, government departments, health authorities, management consultancy, media, the voluntary sector and so on.
Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert.