MSc Social Research Methods and Statistics / Careers
Year of entry: 2021
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There is an increasing need for well-trained social scientists who are able to apply advanced methods of analysis to complex data.
You will gain relevant marketable skills that will put you in a good position to obtain jobs in:
- the academic sector;
- central and local government;
- commercial consultancy;
- voluntary research sector.
We have excellent links with ONS and government departments, local authorities and many commercial organisations and we are well placed to assist you in finding jobs.
A number of our students already hold research positions (typically in local government or overseas) taking the MSc as part of a career development programme. The course is ideal preparation if you wish to pursue doctoral study, and is a formal component of our 1+3 PhD training model. You are offered support to apply for PhD funding.