UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Social Policy and Social Research

This course will: equip you with the theoretical and conceptual tools and empirical evidence necessary for understanding social policy and policymaking processes; increase your knowledge and understanding of contemporary developments in social policy, at national and international level; take an informed, critical approach to studying the role of research evidence in policy processes; provide training in social science research methods relevant to people working in a policy or academic context; develop your theoretical, methodological and analytical social research skills to enable you to critique existing research and to pursue your own enquiries.

Entry requirements

A good first degree in social science or social policy. If you do not meet these requirement, you may be able to qualify through special procedures.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework assignments of 5,000 words per module, and a 20,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,740 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 14,785 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,392 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East

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