Taught course

Social and Public Policy

University of Leeds · School of Sociology and Social Policy

Entry requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent, in a Social Science discipline, or an equivalent professional qualification. Relevant experience will be taken into account where appropriate. We also welcome applications for the Social and Public Policy course from good candidates from the humanities who are keen to enter the public or voluntary sectors, or who work in these fields already.

Months of entry


Course content

MA Social and Public Policy at Leeds enables you to explore issues, approaches and techniques related to research and advanced scholarship within Social and Public Policy.

Providing you with the ability to examine specific fields within policy, practice, research and implementation, you will have the opportunity to develop and execute plans that investigate Social and Public Policy ideas and hypotheses.

Through the course, you will have the opportunity to critically and creatively evaluate current policy issues, research and advanced scholarship within the discipline.

For information please contact the School of Sociology and Social Policy Admissions Team.

Information for international students

The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. For details please refer to relevant course website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

University scholarships available to UK /EU and International Students. Find out more at http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0) 113 343 8056