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Social statistics and social research provide policymakers, academics and others with valuable insights into the behaviour of people. This Masters course will give you an understanding of social research, with a particular focus on quantitative methods and social statistics.

You’ll learn about social research methods and the theories behind them, while undertaking detailed training on a wide range of statistical methods. You’ll also gain a thorough knowledge of statistical software and learn a range of highly sought-after technical skills, including accessing, preparing, analysing and summarising complex quantitative datasets.

Modules cover core and advanced issues of social research design and techniques of statistical analysis. There are specialist modules that address important emerging areas in social statisics, covering data management,big data, and social network analysis. Students also choose one option module in another area of social research, for instance on qualitative data analysis or policy research. Students can exit at PG Cert and PG Dip awards.

Course objectives

This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of social research, with a particular focus on social statistics and quantitative methods. It includes orientation material on social research methods as a whole, and detailed training on a wide range of statistical methods, with advanced modules on data management and emerging priority research areas, such as big data and social network analysis. Teaching covers the theories behind the methods and training in using datasets and analysing them with statistical software. You’ll gain a variety of highly marketable skills in the areas of social research and social statistics.

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University of Stirling

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Full Time (12 ay)

Okul ücreti
£17,275.00 (TRY 319,552) Yıllık
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Başlangıç tarihi

26 Eylül 2022, 23 Ocak 2023


University of Stirling


FK9 4LA, Scotland

Giriş koşulları

Amerika gelen öğrenciler için

Students must hold a relevant Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-skill; Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 176 overall with a minimum of 169 in each sub-skill; Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 169 in each sub-skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) 62 overall with 60 in each sub-skill; IBT TOEFL 80 overall with 18 in reading, 23 in writing, 19 in listening and 21 in speaking.

Seçtiğiniz bölüme bağlı olarak farklı IELTS koşulları olabilir.


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