Would you like a successful career in helping to solve the world's problems?
Some research applications include investigating public attitudes and opinions, examining the social impact of new initiatives, changing unhealthy behaviours, understanding social patterns, measuring uses of different media, understanding community needs, studying changing relationships, and much more.
As such the newly created Master of Social Research Methods provides skills for graduates of any degree to pursue a successful career in this field.
Students that are not studying the Master of Social Research Methods, may wish to study the Social Research Ethics unit, which is available to students outside of the degree structure.
The Faculty of Arts is offering new domestic and international Arts postgraduate coursework students enrolling in this course for Semester 1, 2017 entry a $2000 Technology and Travel Grant
This course provides students with an advanced understanding of a range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques used in the social sciences.
Students obtain first-hand experience learning to understand and critique social research. Additionally, students will learn how to craft a research project, identify sources of funding and how to write and submit funding proposals.
At UWA, you'll be in great company.
The Faculty of Arts is a founding faculty of the University which has an inspiring history of highly successful graduates and outstanding research results which have made a valuable contribution to Western Australia, Australia and internationally.
|Location offered||UWA Crawley (Perth, Western Australia)|
|Attendance types||Full-time, Part-time|
|Starting dates||Semester 1 (February), Semester 2 (July)|
|Standard full-time completion||2 years|
|Maximum time to complete||5 years|
|Course fees||See our Course Calculator|
|Scholarships||See Arts Scholarships UWA Scholarships|
Students have a choice of study - by coursework OR by coursework and dissertation.
Early exit opportunities - Students who successfully complete 24 points of study may graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Social Research Methods and students who successfully complete 48 points of study may graduate with a Graduate Diploma in Social Research Methods.
Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.
Download the Master of Social Research Methods Brochure.
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Graduates of the Master of Social Research Methods may find themselves working in a broad range of exciting careers.
Industries include public and private policy development, social research companies, organisations that work heavily with the community, the health industry, and a range of other industries (e.g. mining, tourism, retail).
Professional positions include, but are not limited to:
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All students must meet UWA’s English language competency requirements.
To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements: