The MA Social Policy explores issues and developments in social welfare from both a British and international perspective. The programme examines social policy within the context of broader political, social, economic and demographic developments. The programme will appeal to those who have studied another social science subject at undergraduate level, or who are seeking to study social policy for the first time at postgraduate level. It is also suitable for those who are looking to refresh their understanding of the subject, as well as those who are currently employed in the voluntary or public sectors in areas such as health or housing. The Department of Social Policy and Social Work in the School of Social Policy is an internationally renowned centre for teaching and research in social policy and social work. The Department aims to ensure that all MA students develop their analytical and research skills.

MA, MA, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma Award
September Start
Part-time, Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

A good Honours degree or equivalent is normally required, usually in a social science, although others will be considered; applications are also encouraged from those without an Honours degree who have 5 years' or more relevant work experience in a policy or practice area.

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