The Masters in Social Science Research is the first year of a 1+3 award from the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) at Warwick.
The MA in Social Science Research comprises of 180 CATs. Teaching and learning provision will come both from within the DTP and within the students' pathway departments.
Core Modules (80 CATs)
|Philosophy of Social Science Research
|Foundations in Qualitative Research
|Research Design, Practice and Ethics
Quantitative Methods in Social Research
|Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods
Pathway Modules (40 CATs)
Subject specific modules are delivered by pathway departments (up to total of 40 CATs, with a minimum of 20 CATs from with the pathway). Some pathways have subject specific core modules which must be taken as part of the MA.
Dissertation Module (60 CATs)
A subject specific dissertation, supervised within the relevant pathway department (60 CATs).
Find out further information on specific pathway course structures and modules on the links to the right.
PathwaysThere are 11 pathways within the MA in Social Science Research at Warwick:
Economic & Social History
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- Interdisciplinary MethodologiesLink opens in a new window
- Management & Business Studies and Finance
- Political Science & International RelationsLink opens in a new window
- PsychologyLink opens in a new window
- Socio-Legal StudiesLink opens in a new window
- SociologyLink opens in a new window
All research undertaking during the MA in Social Science Research, including essays and dissertations, must comply with the Warwick ESRC DTP Ethics Policy. You must ensure your work complies with the full rules detailed on the Warwick ESRC DTP Ethics Policy webpage.