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MA Sociological Research Methods

MA Sociological Research Methods

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
On this MA Sociological Research, students will learn how to turn raw data into useful information. Students will also learn how to gain an understanding of society through carrying out case studies, surveys, and observational research. This MA aims to provide a strong foundation in doing empirical research, encompassing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. It also offers an advanced study of research design and of specific research techniques and their evaluation. In the process, students will also acquire a critical appreciation of empirical research methodology. Topics such as the followings will be covered in this MA: Debates in contemporary social theory; The theory and methods of qualitative interviewing; Quantitative data analysis; and Sociological research design.