|Location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, normally in a cognate discipline to intended specialist subject area for research
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This course will help you to become proficient in theoretical concepts in social research.
You’ll develop highly sought after practical qualitative and quantitative research skills through our hands-on teaching methods. You can tailor the course to your interests by selecting from a wide range of modules that will expose you to the latest debates within your field of research.
Graduates can expect to move directly to innovative PhD research, or find employment within roles that require high-level research skills.
You’ll get research training in both generic social science and subject-specific areas. You must complete one 30-credit and four 15-credit core modules, two 15-credit optional modules and a 60-credit dissertation.
Principles of Research Design
Introduction to Qualitative Research
Introduction to Quantitative Research
Professional Skills for Researchers
Research Ethics and Integrity
Independent Research Project
Further Quantitative Methods or
Further Qualitative Methods
Plus 45 credits from within the subject area of your intended research topic, which will include a module on interdisciplinary working to address key debates in your field.
Teaching and assessment
Lectures, seminars, computer workshops, independent study, individual tutorials, group work, essays, project reports, portfolios, oral presentation, independent research project.