University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Social and Public Policy

This course provides students with the ability to examine specific fields within policy, practice, research and implementation; they have the opportunity to develop and execute plans that investigate social and public policy ideas and hypotheses; through the course, students have the opportunity to critically and creatively evaluate current policy issues, research and advanced scholarship within the discipline.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (upper 2nd Class or 1st class) in a social science discipline, or an equivalent professional qualification; relevant experience is taken into account where appropriate; candidates who have narrowly missed securing an upper 2nd result may be considered on their merits.

Course modules

Core modules: Issues in social policy analysis and research; evaluation research; social and public policy dissertation. 2 optional modules from: Research strategy and design; quantitative research methods; qualitative research methods; advanced racism and ethnicity studies; 'race', identity and culture in the black atlantic; contemporary social thought; liquid sociology; disability and development; from conception to the grave: health in a global context; debates on disability theory and research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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