Social research methods are a means of providing evidence to examine ideas about society - they are a way of 'knowing'. This course seeks to introduce you to a portfolio of research skills that will help you not only to become a competent researcher but also to expand your employment horizons.
Social research methods are important not just to social scientists wishing to study a particular problem or to test a theory in a way that is be considered rigorous. They are also fundamental tools of value to government, service providers and to business. You will gain skills in a diverse range of quantitative and qualitative research methods, taught by research active staff in Geography.
You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Social Research
An honours degree in any discipline at lower second class or above.
Part time (day)
School of Social Sciences