Masters course

A postgraduate degree from the Sheffield Methods Institute will help you with the next step on your career path, whether you are looking to pursue a research degree or develop your skills as a researcher in the work place.

Postgraduate social research students at workshop

The MA in Social Research has been designed to develop highly skilled researchers in the social sciences to world-class standards as defined by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). You will become well-versed in the theoretical concepts in the social research environment and develop highly sought after practical qualitative and quantitative research skills through our hands-on teaching experience.

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Why Numbers Matter

SMI's series on why it's important to get numbers right.

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Postgraduate taught scholarships

Explore scholarships for postgraduate courses starting in 2020:

  • 100+ scholarships worth £10,000 each for home students
  • 125 scholarships worth 25 per cent of the tuition fee for international students