UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students on this programme learn how to develop and critically evaluate research questions; gain an understanding of social science research methodologies and links between these methodologies and research questions; select appropriate social science research methods to explore identified research questions; enhance their knowledge of different forms of research proposal and the complexities of funding applications; assess their own suitability for further research degree studies, focusing on those from non'traditional pathways into research degrees.

Course Modules

Developing research questions; methods of investigation; designing a research study; developing a research proposal.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £6,600  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £3,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 4 years
Part Time
PgDip