University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Social Policy

This course places particular emphasis on approaching social policy from critical and reflexive, rather than consensual directions, and comparing intellectual traditions such as positivism, postmodernism and critical realism; political perspectives such as social democracy, Marxism, neoliberalism, and welfare pluralism.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree; applicants should include with their application a 2-3 page synopsis of their proposed research which includes: a statement of the field of research; aims and objectives of the research; the methodology involved; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 92, PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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