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The award
MA

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per total

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 20000 per total

All study options

About Social Research at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds

Develop the skills and knowledge to produce meaningful social research with this challenging programme.

Core modules will teach you how to turn social research issues and questions into workable research designs, as well as handling quantitative and qualitative data and issues such as ethics and funding applications. You'll also have the chance to specialise through a choice of optional modules, allowing you to focus on research in topics such as disability studies, care, social policy analysis, criminology and evaluation of programmes and policies.

This taught programme has recently been redesigned to meet the new postgraduate training and development guidelines of the ESRC, meaning it stands alone as an MA but will also prepare you to apply for doctoral research in the dynamic fields of social science research. You'll be well prepared to become a specialist social science researcher, supported by expert tutors across our active research centres and institutes.

Research insight

You'll learn in a research-intensive, stimulating environment. As well as the Leeds Social Sciences Institute which fosters collaboration, you'll benefit from the interdisciplinary expertise hosted by the Centre for Disability Studies, Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies, Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies and many others. All of these centres run their own calendars of events such as workshops and seminars.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per totalInternational course feesGBP 20000 per total

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

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