There is a growing demand in Australia and internationally for people with expertise in high-level social research. The Master of Social Research (MSR) is a professional degree designed to provide training in social science research. Graduates of this program will gain practical skills that can be applied in government and nongovernment organisations and the private sector.
Graduates with a high level of performance also have a strong foundation for PhD studies.
Social Research at ANU
ANU is home to a new centre in applied social research methods. The ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods provides significant Australian capacity in undertaking research into applied social research and evaluation methods. The Centre meets a need for national leadership in research methods, and assists in raising the level of credible evidence-based research to inform and evaluate policy, programs and initiatives. Through this degree, you’ll gain access to specialist academics in the field of Social Research and undertake research-led coursework.