University of Southampton

University of Southampton

International Social Policy

The programme considers social policy issues and debates in a broad context, encouraging students to apply their skills in relation to a broad range of social situations. It gives students choice and flexibility with options enabling them if they wish to specialise, on the basis of pathways, on issues relating to ageing societies, development studies and social enterprise.

Entry requirements

1st or Upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline; in some circumstances, professional qualifications considered.

Course modules

Modules from (depending on pathway): International social welfare; philosophy of social science research; perspectives in gerontology; development and migration; social innovation and entrepreneurship; the south and global politics.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 2511