School of Social Sciences - MSc Social Research Methods and Statistics Scholarship - 2021 - TO BE CONFIRMED

Type of award


Principal investigator

Dr Kingsley Purdam

Managing department

School of Social Sciences


Contribution to fee of up to £6,000 (exact amount to be confirmed)

Specified use

MSc Social Research Methods and Statisitcs

Tenable period

12 months full-time or 24 months part-time

Continuation of award

Continuation of the award is subject to satisfactory progress.

Number available

To be confirmed

Funding provider

This award is internal.

School of Social Sciences

Level(s) of study

This funding is available to students undertaking the following types of study:

  • Postgraduate taught

Allowed study options

This funding is available to students undertaking the following modes of study:

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Subject restrictions

This funding is available to students undertaking study in:

  • Social Statistics

Academic requirements

2:1 or above (or overseas equivalent) in a Social Science subject (or closely related field).

Nationality restrictions

This funding is available to all nationalities.

Application procedure

Apply on-line

Application form

Additional documentation

Please submit the following;

  • on-line application form
  • Two academic references
  • Analytic transcript
  • CV
  • one page outline indicating you are applying for the social statistics bursary and your interest in the degree along with details of your relevant experience to date.

Selection criteria

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic excellence and potential, which will be judged based on academic qualifications and performance and prior experience in social research methods and/or statistics.

Selection body

Discipline area of Social Statistics and the School of Social Sciences

Closing date

03 Jun 2021

Complete application and supporting documents to be submitted by 2pm on 4 June 2021 - to be confirmed

Additional information

The MSc course offers relevant and marketable skills for a career in research and is recognised for PhD training by the Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC).

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