Applicants are normally expected to have at least an upper second class degree or equivalent qualification. However, applicants with relevant work experience and good academic potential will also be considered. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.
Months of entry
Our Master of Research (MRes) degree in Social Policy is an advanced research training programme that combines in-depth methods training with schooling in social policy analysis theories and offers a combination of taught coursework and a supervised dissertation, giving you the opportunity to develop advanced research and analysis skills and to examine, through your own guided research project, aspects of social policy in which you have a particular interest.
The programme is especially targeted at people seeking to develop a career in social and/or policy research.
Information for international students
York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.
Fees and funding
Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
- +44 (0) 1904 321234