Taught course

Sociology, Social Policy and Crime

University of Bradford · Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A first degree award of 2:2 or above in one of the following: Sociology, Social Policy, Criminology, History, Law, Psychology or Political Studies.

Other degrees in related or non-related subject areas will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

This new full-time programme gives you the social policy insight and leadership skills required for senior roles in sectors such as:

  • Government
  • NGO / third sector
  • Criminal justice system

The programme provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of social sciences, equipping you with a deep understanding of social, criminological and cultural factors at work in contemporary societies in the UK and abroad. Modules address topics including:

  • crime and identity
  • asylum-seekers
  • human rights
  • social exclusion
  • social policy research methods

The inclusion of an elective module enables you to choose any module from the University's postgraduate portfolio, allowing you to tailor the programme according to your personal intellectual interest and/or career aspirations.

The MA in Sociology, Social Policy and Crime is taught by experienced staff with strong research records in sociology, social policy and vocational and professional subjects such as education and social work.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions