Taught course

Social and Political Studies

University of Derby · College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Build a postgraduate degree to match your personal interests and career ambitions with this highly flexible MA programme.

  • Take a uniquely multi-disciplinary approach to social and political studies
  • Personalise your degree by selecting modules covering wide-ranging subjects such as social policy, international relations and human rights
  • Explore issues from the diverse standpoints of different social and political disciplines, broadening your perspective
  • Develop a global outlook: your MA studies will have a truly international focus throughout
  • Hone the research, critical thinking and analytical skills which are sought after by employers
  • Draw on the expertise of our highly qualified, enthusiastic and research-active teaching team

Stimulating and challenging, our MA Social and Political Studies is ideal for the ambitious student keen to develop their intellectual flexibility.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

+44 (0)1332 591167