Postgraduate Courses

MA Research Methods (Sociology/Social Policy)

The course a) equips students with the theoretical understandings and practical skills required to carry out in-depth research in Sociology and Social Policy using a variety of methodological approaches and research techniques b) Is of particular interest to social science graduates preparing for doctoral studies and/or a career in health and social policy or care. c) Offers a broad base with modules in Research Design and Practice, Philosophy of Social Science, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods as well as an advanced module in either Sociology or Social Policy. The emphasis throughout is upon linking theoretical arid methodological understandings with practical experience of research design and implementation.

Institution: University of Nottingham
Department: School of Sociology & Social Policy
Entry: Applicants should normally have at least a second class honours degree, but the merits and circumstances of other candidates will be carefully. considered.
Address: School of Sociology & Social Policy University Of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2RD
Telephone: 0115 951 5234
Contact: Professor Ian Shaw / Tel : +44 (0)115 9515409 / Email :
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