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University of Glasgow: Sociology and Research Methods

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Social & Political Sciences View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/socialpolitical
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme provides extensive training in social research methods and is recognised as postgraduate research training by the Economic & Social Research Council.

You will develop your knowledge of sociology, including a critical understanding of social theory and a knowledge of empirical research studies.

The programme provides an advanced education in sociology, but can also serve as preparation for further sociological research in a PhD, to which many of our students successfully progress.

You will develop your knowledge of sociology, including a critical understanding of social theory and a knowledge of empirical research studies.

The programme provides an advanced education in sociology, but can also serve as preparation for further sociological research in a PhD, to which many of our students successfully progress.

You will take five core courses and one optional course, and complete a dissertation.

Core courses

  • APPLIED QUALITATIVE METHODS
  • CURRENT ISSUES IN SOCIAL THEORY
  • QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
  • QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS
  • RESEARCH DESIGN

Optional courses may include

  • A PUBLIC SOCIAL SCIENCE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE.
  • CLASS AND STRATIFICIATION
  • GENDER RELATIONS (CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL APPROACHES)
  • IMPROVING HEALTH AND SOCIETY: PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
  • INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL THEORY FOR RESEARCHERS
  • IMPROVING HEALTH AND SOCIETY: PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
  • SEXUALITIES AND SOCIETY

This programme enhances employability in a range of public and private sector organisations, which increasingly value skills in conducting and interpreting social research.

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University of Glasgow
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The University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Political Sciences  links core social science disciplines to deliver high-quality teaching and cutting-edge research. We offer a wide variety of programmes for those interested in the development and impact of economies and societies globally.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Social & Political Sciences is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen.

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