|Location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||£13,885.00 per year|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
The University will consider students who have taken A Level examinations or the International Baccalaureate (IB) for entrance to undergraduate programmes.
Holders of a good Lisans Diplomasi with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 from a recognised university will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or Masters level.
Holders of a Yuksek Diplomasi from a recognised university will be considered for PhD study.
Holders of the Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi from certain schools with a score of 4/5 or 70/100, or who have also taken SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and AP (Advanced Placement) tests will be considered for admission to Bachelor degree programmes. For more deails on SAT and AP requirements, please refer to the USA country-specific pages.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
IELTS 6,0 total with no less than 5,5 in any band
PTE Academic 59 in all four skills
Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Your coursework in year 1 will be taken within the MA in Social Research programme, within the Universitys Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised Doctoral Training Centre. This programme aims to provide students with a thorough and advanced education in social research design and the most up-to-date training in methods of data collection and analysis. The combination of core modules and short courses on more advanced topics and Business School modules provides flexibility to relate training to the thesis topic.
If you pass the coursework component, you will progress to normal PhD study in years 24. You will work closely with your supervisors in designing and undertaking your own research project, leading to an 80,000 word thesis. You will also undertake additional training in advanced methods and transferable skills, guided by the regular training needs analysis that forms an essential basis for your Career Development Plan.
Programme content The core elements of the year 1 taught programme are delivered by staff across the entire College of Social Sciences, many of whom are engaged in cutting-edge research in their own fields. Students will benefit by undertaking the modules with others from the Colleges constituent schools of Business, Education, Government and Society, and Social Policy.
Four core modules (these may be substituted for discipline specific modules depending on the pathway being followed):
- Introduction to Social Science Research (20 credits)
- Research Design (20 credits)
- Social Research Methods I (20 credits)
- Social Research Methods II (20 credits)
Four elective modules (10 credits each) from the short course programme below, which are run as 2-day intensive workshops or from the full list of Business Masters Modules, which can be obtained from the Business School Research Office (see contact details)
- From Multiple Linear to Logistic Regression
- Narrative Research
- Analyzing Hierarchical and Panel Data
- Visual Research Methods
- Ethnography and Language in the Social Sciences
- Documentary Research in Education, History and the Social Science
- Researching Disability
- Approaches to Research on Discourse
- Policy Evaluation
- Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis (using NVivo)
- Secondary Data Analysis in Social Research
- Q Methodology A Systematic Approach for Interpretive Research Design
- Activity Theory and its Research Applications