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Department of Social & Policy Sciences, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THXX-APM03: MSc Social Research


Mode of attendance: Part-time

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations for students commencing study in 2011/12 onwards (students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • This programme does not have a DAP
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 12; Dissertation/Project credits: 78

Year 1

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
XX50170 Principles & skills of social research 6 Credits
Units to be Audited
XX50134 Quantitative methods 1: introduction to quantitative methods
XX50136 Qualitative methods 1

Semester 1: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
SP50124 Social research (dissertation) project 1 33 Credits

Year 2

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  • This year of this programme of study does not currently fall within the NFAAR

Semester 2: Taught Units

Units to be Audited
XX50135 Quantitative methods 2
XX50138 Qualitative methods 2

Semester 2

Compulsory Units
SP50125 Social research (dissertation) project 2 45 Credits
SP50126 Making a research presentation 3 Credits
SP50127 Preparing a research proposal 3 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.