MA by Research
About the MA by research
If you have a longstanding interest or connections in a particular sociological or social policy field, possibly related to your occupation or other significant experience, then an MA by Research may be suitable for you.
- Full-time: one year.
- Part-time: two years.
This type of study works through close one-to-one supervision, tailored specifically to the needs of the project and the student. You research and write a thesis of approximately 30,000 words on a subject of your choice. The School offers no broad research training for students that register for this degree. MA by Research candidates are not eligible for transfer to MPhil or PhD.