Entry requirements

A 2(i) undergraduate degree or two years relevant experience.

Research Training; Specialist.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Social policies are ever changing. This degree programme takes stock of the developments and relates them to social, economic and political factors. Theoretical perspectives and methodological implications are introduced. A range of contemporary social policy issues will be discussed. Policies and practices within and across societies are compared. Ethical dimensions of social policy will be pointed out and specialist research training provided.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.0 (with no element below 5.5).

Fees and funding

The course has ESRC 1+3 (Research training recognition) and the School of Social Sciences also offers occasional bursaries.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

full time
9 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment65
Dissertation30 (15000 words)
conference presentation5

Course contact details

Name
The School of Social Sciences
Email
debbie.pritchard@bangor.ac.uk