Explanation of training course descriptions


These intensive courses will enable participants to gain core knowledge of the topic, and practice key skills.

Courses are suitable for beginners and those wanting to refresh their knowledge.


  •  A basic understanding of what social research involves, either from a degree or equivalent professional qualification, and/or from practical experience.


  • Some familiarity with the topic of the course.


These intensive courses are designed to extend knowledge and expertise, building on the participant’s prior experience / understanding.


  • A good basic understanding of the methods or topics specified as relevant to the course, either from practical experience or from attending a related SRA or similar foundation-level course.


  • Some practical experience in the topic of the course.