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Social Policy

Plymouth Marjon University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
11500 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

The Social Policy programme offered by Plymouth Marjon University is about making a difference with opportunities to theorise social policy in practice.

Overview

The Social Policy offered by Plymouth Marjon University will provide opportunities to actively engage in professional networks across a range of vibrant partnerships as well as contribute to socially just and sustainable academic research with impact in practice.   A key feature of the programme is the emphasis on both breadth and depth of understanding of social policy analysis in its broader economic, social, environmental and political contexts. 

Contribute to socially just and sustainable academic research with impact in practice. The MA Social Policy will be of particular interest to you if you are:

  • An experienced practitioner looking for advanced Continuous Professional Development opportunities.
  • An international student wanting to study and practice in the UK.
  • An undergraduate student looking to move directly onto postgraduate education incorporating work based experiences and strengthening your employability prospects.
  • A practitioner who wants challenge and interrogate current policy.

What might you become?

MA Social Policy graduates could expect work in a wide range of posts across the third-sector public services, education, government and business.  These could include roles in central and local government departments, community bodies, charities, housing and health organisations, research consultancies and advocacy or campaigning bodies. You’ll gain a wide range of knowledge and transferable skills throughout the programme, including sophisticated skills in research, communication and analysis. Our current students work alongside study in a range of fields in health, housing, social services and education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social policy analysis
  • Contemporary Issues in social policy research
  • International social policy analysis
  • Research in social policy contexts
  • Independent social policy learning project
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements

  • You'll ideally have a relevant degree such as one from Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities or the human service professions. Applicants with other degrees are assessed in terms of their knowledge and understanding of the social sciences at interview, and an appropriate reading programme will be devised for them.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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