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PG Dip/MScSocial Statistics (Research Methods pathway)

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
Tuition fee £15,920 per year
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This programme provides postgraduate instruction in the theory and methods of social statistics for students whose interests lie in the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative social science data, or demography.

Programme structure

The programme is run by the Division of Social Statistics & Demography, with input from Mathematics and the Division of Sociology & Social Policy. Several modules are provided jointly for this programme and for the Diploma/MSc Statistics with Applications in Medicine (run by Mathematics).

There is a large choice of optional modules. If demography is where your interests lie, then, as well as the compulsory module in demographic methods, you can also take optional modules in more substantive areas. Epidemiological methods, survival analysis and modelling multilevel data are also relevant.

For those planning to analyse complex data, modelling courses such as modelling multilevel data and modelling longitudinal data are all relevant.

Other options include courses relevant to medical and social statistics.

The programme is normally full-time, and lasts for 12 months, with nine months of taught modules between October and June of the academic year, followed by three months of research and preparation of a masters dissertation. It is possible to take this programme over two years of part-time study, providing suitable arrangements can be made.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States