The PGCert comprises a suite of courses that together provide the critical understanding and skills needed to make best use of digital research findings, with a particular focus on social media research, web 2.0 data and their synergies with publicly available ‘open’ administrative datasets. These skills include:
Based on the latest research into the social and economic influences on how digital research is being developed and used, this PGCert is designed both for novices and for more experienced professionals who need to maintain a critical appreciation of the fast moving field of digital research.
The programme is designed as a carefully thought-through progression from practical skills to a more critical understanding, through a comprehensive overview of available applications of digital research.
You can apply until:
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Normally a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in social sciences.
Given the applied nature of the programme, professional experience may compensate for lower than normal academic entry requirements subject to the decision of the programme director.
Applicants with a degree in business studies or political sciences may be accepted, subject to appraisal by the programme director and the completion of recommended pre-session reading.
per 10 credits £725
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