Normally an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent.
However, applications from candidates with a 2.2 degree (or below) who have approved professional qualifications, for example in Social Work, together with experience, will be actively considered for admission.
Months of entry
The field of Social Policy examines the definition, pattern and range of social problems in contemporary society and the various policy responses to them. It explores the role of the state in relation to the welfare and management of its citizens and the role of state intervention in determining the conditions under which people live. This course is designed to provide you with a grounding in social research as applied in social policy investigations.Course Structure
You will take a range of taught modules primarily in the first two terms of the academic year. Starting in the first term, you will undertake a module on research design which will enable you to develop a research proposal for your dissertation.
Information for international students
Please check the English language requirements for your subject and level of study.
Fees and funding
Please see the funding page for more details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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