Gain the skills to become an effective social researcher.

Our step-by-step programme quickly provides understanding of the social research methods you need to be effective.

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Comprehensive training in social research methods.

Study the research question, indicators, validity, qualitative and quantitative collection and analysis, ethics and much more.

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Trusted social research resources to get your career moving.

This carefully-constructed yet affordable social research methods course has been studied by more than 500 people over the past 20 years.

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The fog lifts.

A clear view of social research ... Oh ok, it's just a nice picture of morning in the Derbyshire Peaks!

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What Wisdom Centre participants say:

I have found the course very insightful and I look forward to using the knowledge I have gained in my future career.

– NC, 2014

Thank you for arranging the course. It was interesting and thought provoking, in manageable sections to allow completion alongside other commitments.

– JR, 2014

Thank you for the very interesting course. I have enjoyed thinking about the topics on a week-by-week basis.

– LW, 2014