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Applied Social Research

University of Stirling

Venues

Stirling Campus

Content

This Masters course provides you with the skills and knowledge you need to carry out robust social research and evaluation.

You’ll learn how to collect, analyse and report qualitative and quantitative data, taking account of ethics, reliability and validity. You’ll also critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin social scientific research and explore the issues with social network research. Finally, you’ll develop an understanding of the relationship between research and policymaking.

You can exit after 6 months with PgCert Applied Social Research.

You can exit after 9 months with PgDip Applied Social Research.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

INTO University of Stirling offers a Graduate Diploma if you don’t meet the required criteria for this course. If you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma in Media, Humanities and Social Sciences and meet the required progression grades, you’ll be guaranteed entry onto this Masters degree.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.stir.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

Languages

Politics

Religion

Sociology