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The Graduate Course in Social Research Methods offers practical training in social research methods and analysis which aims to equip students with an understanding and appreciation of both qualitative and quantitative research methods across a range of disciplines with technical competence in the use of leading edge technology. The core and optional modules under the three pathways provide cutting edge knowledge of social research methods as well as an insight into the application of research methodologies to the analysis of policy issues. The course aims to meet the high demand for social research methods graduates by providing training in key methods as well as in conceptual and theoretical perspectives. There are excellent employment opportunities in academic research, central and local government agencies, public health, the voluntary sector, market and media research and management consultancy. All three pathways consist of eight taught modules drawn from a range of core and elective modules. Students also complete a dissertation. The teaching team in the course covers a wide variety of substantive interests such as: social research methodologies, social theory, employment and the family, human rights, the study of the life course, youth, early old age, sexual behaviour, social attitudes, criminology, race and ethnicity, migration, refugee studies, governance and globalisation.

The Graduate Course in Social Research Methods offers practical training in social research methods and analysis which aims to equip students with an understanding and appreciation of both qualitative and quantitative research methods across a range of disciplines with technical competence in the use of leading edge technology. The core and optional modules under the three pathways provide...

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