A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Sociology aims to analyze and understand the various components that make up a society or civilization. Students learn how these societies are organized, as well as how they are sustained. Issues related to other humanities may also be studied.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
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Our flexible Master of Research degree provides you with the core skills you need to carry out robust social research, with the opportunity to choose your own areas of specialism. [+]
Our flexible Master of Research degree provides you with the core skills you need to carry out robust social research, with the opportunity to choose your own areas of specialism.
You’ll gain the contemporary knowledge you need to collect, analyse and report qualitative and quantitative data, understand social behaviour and critically examine the theoretical foundations that underpin social scientific research. The course also offers a wide range of optional modules to choose from – refining your research abilities in the areas you’re most passionate about.
Through your studies, you’ll open up a wealth of opportunities in social research-related careers or pave the way to conducting a PhD. The opportunities after graduating are as diverse as your interests, and fully funded places are available on the course through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which has approved our MRes Applied Social Research as meeting its rigorous requirements for postgraduate research training.... [-]