Learn from internationally recognised experts, in the sophisticated research environment of a long-established and influential Department. Our programmes are fed by substantial research and provide advanced theoretical and practical training in postgraduate-level research. These courses are an excellent option if you wish to prepare for Postgraduate Research studies or wish to develop your career in social or policy research. We offer the following full and part time programmes:
Introduction to Postgraduate Taught Degrees
Video of Dr Terence Heng, Senior Lecturer, providing a brief introduction to Postgraduate Taught Degrees at the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Our CPD short courses enable you to study alongside work to keep your knowledge up to date and enhance your career development. Each 5 credit module provides specialised methods and training in social sciences.
Learn more about our Continuing Professional Development Courses (pdf)
Credits gained can amount to a Postgraduate Award (30 credits), a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits), or build towards an MA in Social Research Methods (180 credits).