Social Science Research Methods (Sociology) (Taught) | Graduate diploma / certificate | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 1-2 Years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Research Methods aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences. You will be provided with a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of how to construct effective research studies, of the variety of data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing social scientific data. You will also be introduced to the political and ethical frameworks within which social science research is conducted, and to some of the ways in which the results of social science research are disseminated. The course pathways have ESRC recognition and they each provide the appropriate training basis for proceeding to a PhD. These programs provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, the application of social research expertise for occupational career development, and the pursuit of substantive areas of interest at postgraduate level. Sociology pathway Cardiff is a centre of research excellence in Sociology. This research power in Sociology is reflected in the volume and distribution of sociological expertise here and through a number of well-established research centres. We are recognised for our methodological innovation, application and training in both quantitative and qualitative methods. All this takes place in a structured and supportive research environment. One of the distinctive features of Sociology at Cardiff is the opportunity for postgraduate students to work with a wide range of leading researchers, on a range of themes and drawing on varied approaches and theories. You will have opportunities to attend seminars and data analysis workshops organised by our interdisciplinary research groups, including: Children and childhood Gender and sexualities Health and society Culture, imagination and practice Global political economy Education, culture and society Ethnography Culture and interpretive analysis Our social theo

Social Science Research Methods (Sociology) (Taught) | Graduate diploma / certificate | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 1-2 Years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom

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