Postgraduate Diploma in Social Science Research Methods

University of Auckland

Subject area

Sociology

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with a major in a social science subject, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

PGDipSocScResMeth graduates will be able to design and carry out social science research projects. They will understand and be able to apply a variety of research methods, and will be able to critically assess research exemplifying these methods.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$44,000

Median earnings two years after study

$55,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

52%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Professor Michael Walker Scholarship for Māori and Pacific Students

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

$3,000

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Faculty of Arts Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Scholarship

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

Up to $3,500

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264
Email: studentinfo@auckland.ac.nz
Web: http://www.auckland.ac.nz

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