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Edinburgh Napier University: Applied Social Research
|Institution||Edinburgh Napier University|
|Department||School of Applied Sciences|
|Telephone||+44 (0)333 900 60 40|
An applied, carefully tailored and employer-backed new programme, which responds to the current needs in the social research sector.
MSc Applied Social Research will help you to develop:
• A critical awareness of the economic, socio-cultural and political contexts that influence the practice of social research in various fields (i.e. academic, non-governmental, business, government & policy, media & creative industries).
• An ability to find and use reliable data for an interdisciplinary and critically informed discussion on a range of contemporary issues and social policies that impact on individuals and groups.
• An ability to critically evaluate and assess evidence, impact & outcomes, and to identify the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of trustworthiness, validity, authenticity, and re-liability that inform such claims.
• An ability to reflect on the real-life implications of social research designs and qualitative & quantitative methodologies in ad-dressing socio-cultural, economic, and political issues and inequalities in diverse contexts.
• An ability to apply social research principles and skills in real-life settings, working both independently and collaboratively, to de-liver ethically and academically robust research projects.
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Master of Science - MSc (PG)
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above in a related social sciences or humanities subjects (e.g. sociology, psychology, criminology, anthropology, social care, cultural studies, education, journalism, media and history).
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