Dulliau Ymchwil y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol (Cynllunio Amgylcheddol) (MSc)
Mae'r MSc hwn yn gyfle i ddatblygu set eang o sgiliau ymchwil sy'n ofynnol gan bob gwyddonwyr cymdeithasol; yn ogystal â gofynion pwnc-benodol Panel Maes Pwnc Cynllunio Amgylcheddol yr ESRC.
Our MSc in Social Science Research Methods aims to provide advanced training in research methods across the full range of the social sciences.
You will be provided with a thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of how to construct effective research studies, of the variety of data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing social scientific data. You will also be introduced to the political and ethical frameworks within which social science research is conducted, and to some of the ways in which the results of social science research are disseminated.
The course pathways have ESRC recognition and they each provide the appropriate training basis for proceeding to a PhD. These programmes provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study, the application of social research expertise for occupational career development, and the pursuit of substantive areas of interest at postgraduate level.
Environmental Planning pathway
This Postgraduate Diploma provides the opportunity to acquire generic research skills required by all social science researchers, as well as the subject-specific requirements of the ESRC’s Environmental Planning Subject Area Panel.
You will be supervised by academic staff with considerable expertise in their chosen fields. These staff members are actively involved in disseminating research via publications in academic and practitioner journals, books and presentations to conferences. Many staff members are involved in editing or reviewing for scholarly management journals.
|Nifer Myfyrwyr newydd nesaf||Medi 2020|
|Ffyrdd eraill i astudio cwrs hwn|
Meini prawf derbyn
A good first degree or a recognised equivalent qualification. Non-graduates will be considered if they can demonstrate, through some recent and relevant professional experience, that they have the ability to undertake the course.
This course is suitable for graduates in social science and cognate disciplines including sociology, politics, critical psychology, education, social policy and social work, criminology, management and business studies, history, area studies, geography, pedagogy, public administration, industrial and employee relations, and law.
Application deadline: 31 August
Rhagor o wybodaeth am ofynion Iaith Saesneg.
Mae'n rhaid i ymgeiswyr sydd angen fisa Haen 4 i astudio yn y DU gyflwyno cymhwyster iaith Saesneg derbyniol er mwyn bodloni gofynion UKVI (Fisâu a Mewnfudo y DU).
This is a one-year full-time programme.
You will be required to complete six 20-credit modules - five core research modules and one specialist pathway module. In all modules you will have the opportunity to engage with literature and research relevant to your pathway.
On successful completion of the taught component, you will prepare a dissertation of a maximum 20,000 words. The 60-credit dissertation component requires independent study. You will choose your dissertation topic in agreement with your supervisor.
Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2020/21. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2020.
|Teitl modiwl||Côd modiwl||Credydau|
|Environmental Management||CPT826||20 credydau|
|Environmental Policy and Climate Change||CPT855||20 credydau|
|Planning for Sustainability||CPT878||20 credydau|
|Debates in Eco-City Planning and Development||CPT884||20 credydau|
|Sustainable Food Systems||CPT902||20 credydau|
|Sustainable Transport Policies||CPT903||20 credydau|
|Renewable Energy Development and Planning||CPT909||20 credydau|
|Principles and Practices of Environmental Governance||CPT914||20 credydau|
|Advancing Urban Theory||CPT915||20 credydau|
|Environment and Development||CPT917||20 credydau|
Sut y caf fy addysgu?
Your programme will be made up of scheduled learning activities (including lectures, seminars, tutorials and practical sessions) and guided independent study.
You will be expected to actively engage in all the educational activities on your programme of study, to prepare for and attend all scheduled teaching activities, and continue your development as an independent and self-directed learner.
Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?
All modules within the programme make use of our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Learning Central, on which you will find course materials, links to related materials and information on assessment. You will be allocated a personal tutor.
Feedback will be available to you throughout the programme and you will be able to discuss your performance with your personal tutor.
Sut y caf fy asesu?
You will have to successfully complete the taught component which comprises of 120 credits.
On successful completion of the taught component, you will prepare a dissertation of a maximum 20,000 words.
Pa sgiliau y byddaf yn eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?
You will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills which are discipline specific and more general ‘employability’ skills.
Skills will include:
- the ability to collect, analyse and interpret a range of complex data;
- a range of appropriate qualitative and quantitative research skills;
- the use and application of information technologies;
- the ability to communicate and present ideas and findings in a variety of ways, for example, in writing, and orally;
- the ability to problem solve, and work individually and in groups.
This programme provides knowledge and expertise suitable for careers in research and development, business, market studies, public agencies at international, national and local levels, education, teaching and other public services work, and voluntary organisations.
It also provides appropriate training for proceeding to a PhD.
Myfyrwyr y DU ac UE (2020/21)
Nid yw ffioedd ar gyfer mynediad 2020/21 ar gael eto.
Myfyrwyr tu allan i'r UE (2020/21)
Nid yw ffioedd ar gyfer mynediad 2020/21 ar gael eto.
A fydd angen unrhyw gyfarpar penodol arnaf I astudio’r cwrs hwn?
No specific equipment required.