You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically 2:1 or above.
To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in economics, social policy, sociology or politics.
We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.
Months of entry
Combine the academic study of social policy with a comprehensive exploration of research methods.
The MRes Social Policy is designed for those developing careers as policy analysts or applied researchers in national or international social or public policy organisations or government departments; and prospective PhD students in social or public policy.
You'll develop experience and skills through analysing, comparing and evaluating social and public policies. You'll be supported in identifying, investigating and realising your own original research within an active research community. We encourage a diverse intake in terms of experience, qualifications and interests, to stimulate mutual experience and learning.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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