Taught Masters Degrees
Students in the School of Social Sciences have the distinctive opportunity to work in a research-led and inter-disciplinary environment, taught by staff with national and international recognised expertise. Students may study on a full-time (1 year) or part-time (2 year) basis.
The School offer 3 sets of taught masters degrees:
MSc Social Science Research Methods - The programme aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences. Students are provided with a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of the variety of data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing social data. This programme lays the foundation for doctoral studies in the School.
MSc Programmes - The School offers a range of modular degree programmes that allow students to pursue focused studies relevant for a range of vocations in the public and private sectors.
- MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice
- MSc in Critical Psychology in the Social Sciences
- MSc in Education
- MSc in Equality and Diversity
- MSc in Post Qualifying Social Work
- MSc in Science, Media and Communication
MA Social Work - The programme aims to enable students to build upon their existing academic and occupational experience and to achieve a professional qualification in social work within a 2 year period.