University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Disability Studies

This programme provides a comprehensive insight into the changing and challenging nature of disability theory, policy and research, and gives students the knowledge and skills to meet those challenges; it gives students the opportunity to explore theoretical and practical perspectives on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 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 a 2.1 result may be considered on their merits.

Course modules

Core modules: Debates on disability theory and research; social policy, politics and disabled people; disability dissertation. Plus optional modules include: Research strategy and design; advanced ethnicity and racism studies; race, identity and culture in the black Atlantic; issues in social policy analysis and research; contemporary social thought; disability and development; negotiated study in disability studies; evaluation research; from conception to the grave (health in a global context).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,440 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,745 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,745 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,745 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,745 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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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Office
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0113 343 8056