Taught course

Social Policy

Institution
University of York · Department of Social Policy and Social Work
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent. You will also be considered if you have relevant work experience and academic potential.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MRes in Social Policy will equip you with advanced social policy specific research skills that are needed to critically analyse and research contemporary social problems and policy issues.

This course offers a combination of taught coursework and supervised independent study. You will also complete an independent study project which is an opportunity for you to demonstrate the research skills and knowledge you will develop in the earlier stages of the course.

This MRes is especially suited for:

  • graduates from social policy, politics, sociology or other social sciences
  • graduates from other backgrounds who wish to develop an understanding of social research methods and policy analysis
  • those looking to develop a career in social research and/or policy analysis.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Helen Story
Email
spsw-admissions@york.ac.uk