University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

International Social Change and Policy

This innovative course will develop your awareness of the most pressing challenges posed by social change. It will enable you to critically examine dominant policy responses to key aspects of social change at national, cross-national comparative and global levels, and make you aware of agendas on policy alternatives and futures.

Course modules

Modules include: qualitative methods; international social change and social problems; international social change: analysing policy responses; introduction to social statistics; methods for international social and policy analysis; international childhoods (rights, policies and practices); children, families and welfare states; advanced quantitative methods in comparative research; globalisation and new labour market risks; global ageing: demography and policy; migration and mobility: international policy perspectives; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment can vary across modules between a combination of essays, oral presentations, posters and portfolio work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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