Social Research Methods (Population and Welfare)

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Social Research Methods (Population and Welfare)

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Degrees available: Degree Length of study Full time Part time MSc 12 months 24 months PGDiploma 9 months 18 months This course has one start date - September How to apply: Apply online via UKPASS

Closing date: For entry Sept 2013, apply before 19th July 2013, if you need a visa to study in the UK

Fees: Academic Year Home/EU Overseas 2012-13 £3,400 £10,500 2013-14 £3,600 £11,000 2014-15 £3,800 £11,500

Aims of the Programme

  • To provide an advanced understanding of how population geography relates to a range of contemp…

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Useful Links Geography @ Dundee External Links ESRC
Related Courses All Geography PG Courses
Pre-Sessional Programmes

Social Research Methods (Population and Welfare)

Snapshot

Degrees available: Degree Length of study Full time Part time MSc 12 months 24 months PGDiploma 9 months 18 months This course has one start date - September How to apply: Apply online via UKPASS

Closing date: For entry Sept 2013, apply before 19th July 2013, if you need a visa to study in the UK

Fees: Academic Year Home/EU Overseas 2012-13 £3,400 £10,500 2013-14 £3,600 £11,000 2014-15 £3,800 £11,500

Aims of the Programme

  • To provide an advanced understanding of how population geography relates to a range of contemporary social, economic and political issues in the developed and developing worlds
  • To develop students' research skills in terms of the formulation of research questions, the collection and analysis of data, and the presentation and dissemination of research findings.

Programme Content

The programme comprises a series of inter-related modules:

  • Theory and Concepts in Population Geography introduces students to key analytical frameworks
  • Applied Population Geography and Health Studies examines a series of more substantive questions relating to demographic change and health issues
  • Three research training modules cover Research Skills in Human Geography, Statistical Methods and Qualitative Methods.

Students also undertake a mini-project for which they are provided with a range of data sets, and a dissertation of 15,000 words based on original research.

Methods of Assessment

The programme uses a range of assessment methods, including coursework, examinations and presentations.

Entry Requirements

A degree in a social science discipline or relevant professional experience.

English Language Requirement: IELTS of 6.5 (or equivalent), if your first language is not English. Please check our Language Requirements page for details of equivalent grades from other test providers, and information about the University of Dundee English Language courses.

Sources of Funding

This programme is recognised by the ESRC, applications should be made through the postgraduate tutor.

University of Dundee Overseas Student Scholarships are available for students on this course. For more information, visit the Scholarships website.

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Postgraduate CoordinatorDr Ed Hall
Geography
School of Social and Environmental Sciences
University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN
Scotland

Telephone: 01382 388073 (from the UK)Telephone: +44 1382 388073 (from outside the UK)
Fax: 01382 386773 (from the UK)Fax: +44 1382 386773 (from outside the UK)
Email:e.c.hall@dundee.ac.uk Postgraduate AdmissionsAdmissions and Student Recruitment
University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN
Scotland

Telephone: 01382 384 384 (from the UK)Telephone: +44 1382 384 384 (from outside the UK)
Fax: 01382 385 500 (from the UK)Fax: +44 1382 385 500 (from outside the UK)
Email: postgrad-admissions@dundee.ac.uk
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