Introduction to Social Research, Short Course | University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) | Preston, United Kingdom
3 months
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This Introduction to Social Research course offered by University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  will provide an overview of key issues and debates associated with the production and evaluation of research for practice in social care.


What you will study

The Introduction to Social Research course offered by University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will equally consider qualitative and quantitative approaches. Students will consolidate and extend their knowledge and understanding of the research process whilst developing their capacity to act as independent and critical thinkers.

Programme Structure

The program focuses on:

  • Research: paradigms, key issues; including ethical and political debates
  • Critical writing, reading and appraisal
  • Project Design including consideration of quantitative and qualitative approaches
  • Evidence based practice and ‘making research count’
  • Research and evaluation, and new directions for social research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

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20 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This module is aimed at anyone with a professional interest in research.
  • All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition amount to be confirmed soon.

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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