University of Exeter

Degree level: Postgraduate

Social Research (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Gold

University of Exeter has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.

Find out more about the TEF.

  • Gain a broad-based knowledge of the use of research methods in the social sciences
  • You’ll receive core research training in social scientific philosophy and methodology within a contemporary sociology context
  • This programme forms part of the ESRC SWDTP – a hub of world-class social sciences research
  • Our array of optional modules enables you to tailor your degree to your personal research interests and career ambitions

Course details

Modules

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Assessment method

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Entry requirements

We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in sociology, anthropology, statistics, data or maths. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criterion, if your first degree is in a different discipline, you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application. All applicants should provide a personal statement explaining their interest in the programme and how it fits with their earlier studies. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

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Sponsorship information

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees/fundingyourmasters

Social Research at University of Exeter - UCAS