Taught Masters Degrees
Students in the School of Social Sciences have the distinctive opportunity to work in a research-led and inter-disciplinary environment, taught by staff with national and international recognised expertise.
The School offer 3 sets of taught masters degrees:
MSc Social Science Research Methods - The programme aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences, and lays the foundation for doctoral studies.
The School offers a range of modular degree Masters Programmes that allow students to pursue focused studies relevant for a range of vocations in the public and private sectors:
Please Note: Applications for the September 2013 entry on the MSc Education and MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice have been suspended while the School of Social Sciences revalidates these programmes for the September 2014 entry. Applicants for these degrees may wish to consider the Education and Criminology pathways through the MSc in Social Science Research Methods. Please click here for further information.
MA Social Work - This programme aims to enable students to build upon their existing academic and occupational experience and to achieve a professional qualification in social work within a 2 year period.
Masters in Educational Practice (MEP) - This programme provides a unique and exciting opportunity for new teachers in Wales to extend and enhance their professional knowledge, skills and practice.
Dr Robin Smith talks about the MSc Social Science Research Methods, and being a postgraduate student in Cardiff.