Some of our postgraduates tell us why they choose Manchester and the School of Social Sciences for their master's degree.
Jack reflects on why he chose Manchester for a Masters in the Social Sciences and the modules he has particularly enjoyed as a student in the Social Research Methods and Statistics (MSc) course. Jack also reflects on the extra curricular activities that he has been involved with.
International student Emily came to Manchester for her MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics. She also found a beautiful city and gateway to the rest of Europe.
Zoe is having a great experience on her master’s course, thanks to expert, approachable tutors and a course she’s passionate about. Zoe met more friendly faces when she set up an Amnesty International Society and is glad she’s stayed in her hometown, “the friendliest city on earth!”
Sara knew that studying International Relations (MA) in a multicultural city made sense. Find out how the course also introduced her to new interests and fine-tuned her critical thinking.
Social Research Methods and Statistics student Elenora found the practical research and statistical skills the most attractive part of the MSc. Also the opportunity to conduct a piece of quantitative research independently which may be published.
Claire hopes to go on to do a PhD. She believes that a master’s in social anthropology at Manchester has prepared her well for the next step on her academic career.
Jemma had her sights set on the Visual Anthropology MA at Manchester long before her course started. Find out if and how it lived up to her high expectations.
The Social Anthropology department at Manchester is ranked first in the UK. After opting for an MA in Visual Anthropology Aaron thinks he knows why.
Camilla got a taste for politics as an undergraduate, find out how staff and fellow students are supporting her as she take the next step in her academic career.
Hannah knew that she wanted to get more experience with practical research methods before embarking on her chosen career in social research. Find out why Manchester was the obvious choice.