Student profiles

MA Social Research student Charlotte Ashworth

Despite complicated part-time working and funding arrangements, the SMI academic and support staff were fantastic

Charlotte Ashworth MA Social Research

Charlotte explains how she is studying our MA Social Research part-time after securing a pre doctoral fellowship from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

Tom MA Social Research Student

The staff on the course are incredibly accommodating with the content and are responsive to requests from students

Tom Ryan MA Social Research

Tom explains more about his Social Research MA and how he has successfully secured a PhD.

Grace Simmonds, SMI Graduate

I wanted to help improve young people's services through research

Grace Simmonds MA Social Research

Grace completed her postgraduate degree in MA Social Research in 2019 and now works as an Analyst for the Children's Society.

Abigail Hutchings, SMI graduate

I started the Ipsos MORI graduate scheme a week after handing in my dissertation

Abigail Hutchings MA Social Research

Abigail completed her postgraduate degree in MA Social Research in 2018 and now works as a Research Executive for Ipsos MORI.

Profile image of SMI alumni Rhiannon Denby

My career so far - specialising in working with data

Rhiannon Denby BA Applied Social Science with Sociology

Rhiannon graduated with a degree in BA Applied Social Science with Sociology in 2018 and has since gone on to complete a Masters degree and land her perfect role.

Image of Charlie SMI Alumus sat in his office

Mae & Charlie are here to tell you more about Applied Social Sciences

Applied Social Sciences student Mae and alumnus Charlie will tell you what they enjoy most about the course, what skills they have learned and how it has helped develop their career.

Four students laughing while sat at a bench, outside the Students' Union

International scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students, including undergraduate and postgraduate taught scholarships towards the annual tuition fee. Applications are open for existing offer holders.