Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice

This programme focuses on the underpinning theories of social welfare law and policy and includes consideration of equality and human rights. It considers the theoretical underpinning of advice and enables students to analyse and critically reflect upon the relationship between social welfare and advice provision. The course is delivered wholly online through Blackboard VLE, using interactive discussions to support your learning and as such all students will need access to the internet.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a 1st degree (minimum 2.2). The Award team will consider each application in order to assess their suitability to join the award. Experience in the sector is desirable.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: advice work practice; social welfare policy and social context; social welfare law and practice; equality, human rights and diversity; negotiated independent study module; research; dissertation/project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning - 28 months

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Distance Learning

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