You’ll explore how cultural, demographic, economic, governmental, and technological changes shape social policy across the globe, and develop the skills needed to carry out social research informed by debates on methodology, epistemology, ethics, and politics.
Why study with us?
- Benefit from the insight of our experienced academics through regular discussion, feedback, assessments and live webinars (recorded so they can be watched back at any time)
- Receive tailored support and resources to sharpen your independent learning, giving you the skills to further your own development long after graduation
- Explore contemporary issues with modules that will provide you with a framework of knowledge and the analytical skills needed to thrive in this field
This programme has been carefully designed to provide higher-level critical thinking, awareness and theoretical knowledge in the study of poverty and social inequality as social phenomena.
Upon completing the MA in Social Policy, you’ll be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the challenges involved in undertaking social policy research
- Identify, examine, and make use of research and other appropriate material for the analysis of social policy issues
- Use the subject specific and cognitive skills you’ll develop in the critical analysis of social policy issues
- Plan, conduct, and report on your own social policy research projects
- January 2024
- May 2024
- September 2024