Ulster University

Ulster University

Social Policy and Administration

Research is focused in 4 key areas: policy processes and outcomes with specialisations (education including higher education, housing, health and social care, labour markets and public procurement, historical and sociological analysis of policy in the UK); equality, social inclusion and human rights (includes discrimination, fair employment gender, race, disability, immigration/refugee studies); governance, and citizenship (governance and public administration, voluntary action studies, community relations, community development, conflict management, partnerships, electoral outcomes and political welfare, local-central relations); comparative social policy and social policy in developing countries.

Entry requirements

Master's degree.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coleraine Campus Coleraine BT52 1SA Northern Ireland
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland
Magee Campus Londonderry BT48 7JL Northern Ireland

Key information

General Enquiries
Telephone number: 
028 7012 3456