University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Disability and Social Policy

This course provides a firm foundation for students to consider, and critically analyse, specific disability-related issues; students examine current and future developments in institutional and community-based care and support services for disabled people and their families; they also explore the recent trend towards independent living, and greater user autonomy and control within welfare policy.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a social science discipline or equivalent professional qualification; relevant work experience may also be considered appropriate; international candidates must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

Core modules: Debates on disability theory and research; issues in social policy analysis and research; disability and social policy dissertation. Optional modules: Research strategy and design; social policy, politics and disabled people; 'race', identity and culture in the black atlantic; disability and development; evaluation research; negotiated study in disability studies; contemporary social thought.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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 Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,875 per Year 1 (Wales) 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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