MRes Social Science Research Methods Scholarships



Deadline: 19th April 2013

The MRes Social Science Research Methods degree offers an advanced programme of research training for graduates wishing to pursue a research career and/or undertake a PhD in social sciences.

Offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia, you will study core Faculty modules that include generic social science research skills, broad based training in social science research methods, and advanced training in qualitative and quantitative methods.

You will also receive school-based research skills and subject-based training in Education and Lifelong Learning from which you will acquire specialist knowledge that will allow you to apply the basic principles of social science research and design to your own research projects. 

We are offering scholarships which will cover tuition fees (UK/EU rates: £5,000) and include a maintenance grant of £6,000 p.a. International applicants can  be considered for these scholarships, but will need to top up the UK/EU fees to the international rate of £11,900. The awards are available for September 2013 registration on a full-time basis only.

Scholarships are awarded to students on an academic basis taking into consideration relevant disciplinary background and exceptional academic ability. Applications are invited from those who have or expect to achieve a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant discipline.

Making Your Application: Please apply through our online application form, please click the APPLY button below and upload a supporting statement of approximately 500 words describing your proposed research topic. This statement should include why you think your topic is important to investigate, a possible methodological approach and suggested supervisor at the University.  

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To discuss the application process or particular projects, please contact the Admissions Office, Faculty of Social Sciences, by emailing [email protected] or telephone us on +44 (0)1603 591515. 

About the University of East Anglia: Founded in 1963, the University of East Anglia (UEA) is one of the UK’s premier universities, with an international reputation for first-rate quality teaching and research across a wide range of subject areas.

Home to over 15,000 Home/EU and International students, our Postgraduate community of around 3,000 students forms one of the central strengths of the University. We pride ourselves on the excellence of our wide range of intellectually stimulating Postgraduate Taught and Research courses, and aim to offer a supportive environment, with leading academic specialists, and access to exceptional research resources. 

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