MSc Social Research Methods and Statistics / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (MSc)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
We require a UK bachelor's degree with a First or Upper Second classification or the overseas equivalent, in a humanities related discipline.
When assessing your academic record we consider your degree subject, grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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- Benefit from a thorough training in advanced quantitative methods taught within an applied social science framework.
- Learn methods of data analysis, including advanced statistics for complex data.
- Study a skills-based course with practical training that is highly regarded for future employment within government, the private and voluntary sectors and academia.
The University holds regular open days, where you will have the opportunity to find out more about our facilities and courses.
On this day, you will find out more about the School, our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
For more information, see open days and visits .
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £14,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £30,000
UK students (per annum): £7,250
International, including EU, students (per annum): £15,000
UK students (per annum): £9,667
International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,000
UK students (per annum): £4,833
International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and merit awards to outstanding applicants and international students.
In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a First class Bachelor's degree and are progressing to a postgraduate taught master's course.
For more information, see fees and funding or search the University's postgraduate funding database.
- School of Social Sciences
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- School of Social Sciences Admissions Office
- +44 (0) 161 804 9198
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