University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Applied Social Policy and Practice

**Our MA Applied Social Policy and Practice programme provides students with social research methods, skills and techniques that are widely sought after in government, non-government and private sectors.** Our MA Applied Social Policy and Practice programme provides students with the conceptual knowledge, theories and principles central to social policy making and social welfare service provision. The applied, inter-disciplinary nature of this course enables students to develop social research skills and specialist study in related areas of policy interest (for example education, health, housing, and immigration). Students are able to understand and contextualise UK social policy within broader European Union (EU) and international policy frameworks. Students are equipped with practical and transferable research and analytical skills needed for developing policy responses to service delivery provision. **Suitable for** Whether you're a recent graduate; working in service delivery programmes and want to move into a policy role, or looking to change careers by moving into policy and social research - this programme will give you the research and analytical skills you need.

Entry requirements

MA: An undergraduate degree classification of 2.1 or above in a relevant discipline OR a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a good honours degree in a related area, for example, PG Cert/PG Dip in Education, Social Work, Social Care, Health Management, Local Government Studies, Social and Public Administration OR a minimum of 5 years professional experience, and/or research in a professional capacity with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) Level 7 vocational qualifications in a relevant field.

Course modules

* Dissertation (60 credits) * Contemporary Social Policy: Debates and Analysis (15 credits) * Understanding the policy process: theories and practice (15 credits) * Family Lives and the State (15 credits) * Qualitative research methods for social policy (15 credits) * Quantitative research methods for policy analysis (15 credits) * Globalisation and Development (15 credits) * 'Race', Migration and Citizenship (15 credits) * Looking Out: Third sector and community organisations, (15 credits)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (England) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,500 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 13,500 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

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