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.
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.
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.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 4,900 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,875 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Leeds||Leeds||LS2 9JT||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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