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MA Social Policy

Why choose this course?

Deepen your understanding of some of the most complex and critical social policy issues affecting our world today. Leading to a highly regarded postgraduate qualification, our new MA programme is thought-provoking, intellectually engaging and global in scope.

  • Develop skills in research, analysis and policy-making which will pave the way to exciting careers anywhere in the world
  • Explore fascinating social policy fields such as employment and the labour market, health and social care, poverty, migration and immigration, and work-life balance
  • Gain valuable international perspectives by comparing social welfare systems in different countries
  • Enhance your skills in data analysis and critical thinking – and learn how to harness those skills in practical ways to assess and shape social policy
  • Benefit from the research expertise and international networks of our supportive and dynamic teaching team
  • Take a truly interdisciplinary approach to the subject, drawing on disciplines ranging from human rights to diplomacy
  • Build a degree that is tailored to your personal and professional interests with our range of optional modules
  • This is a new course starting in September 2018.
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