Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice MA

The first of its kind in the UK, this MA builds upon our established reputation as a leading provider of advice related higher education courses.

Do you work or hope to work in the Advice Sector? Want to take your skills and understanding further with a leading industry-recognised qualification?

Staffordshire University's Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice MA allows advisers of all kinds to achieve a unique masters degree through our well-established Distance Learning methods.

Expanding on existing advice undergraduate degrees first established in 2003, and our professional accreditation course (Certificate of Credit in Money Advice Practice), this course sets a new standard for the professional educational needs of the advice sector.

Why choose this course?

  • Flexible study designed to fit around your work and personal life via our established online distance learning network
  • 24/7 access to a wide range of online resources, including e-journals, databases and e-books to support your learning
  • Support form a dedicated teaching staff with strong and current links with the sector
  • The opportunity to carry out supervised research in an area relating to your field of interest.
  • Valuable knowledge and skills designed to enhance your professional progress
MA Award
September Start
Part-time, Distance Study Mode
3 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

  • Applicants need to have an undergraduate degree (grade 2:2 or higher)
  • You will also ideally have experience working in the advice sector
  • The course team will consider each application on merit to assess your suitability to join
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