Taught course

Social Policy

Institution
Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

  • A relevant degree such as one from Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities or the human service professions
  • Applicants with other degrees are assessed on their social sciences knowledge at interview, and an appropriate reading list will be devised for them
  • We accept applications from experienced practitioners with non-traditional qualifications

Months of entry

September

Course content

Contribute to socially just and sustainable academic research with impact in practice. The MA Social Policy will be of particular interest to you if you are:

  • An experienced practitioner looking for advanced Continuous Professional Development opportunities.
  • An international student wanting to study and practice in the UK.
  • An undergraduate student looking to move directly onto postgraduate education incorporating work based experiences and strengthening your employability prospects.
  • A practitioner who wants challenge and interrogate current policy.

This challenging programme is about making a difference with opportunities to theorise social policy in practice.

The MA Social Policy will provide opportunities to actively engage in professional networks across a range of vibrant partnerships as well as contribute to socially just and sustainable academic research with impact in practice.

A key feature of the programme is the emphasis on both breadth and depth of understanding of social policy analysis in its broader economic, social, environmental and political contexts.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
admissions@marjon.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 636700