Core modules explore social thoeries, issues and research methods relevant to social policy and welfare. You will develop core skills in critical policy analysis and policy evaluation.
Core modules explore social theories, issues and research methods relevant to social and public policy. You will develop core skills in critical policy analysis and policy evaluation. There are also opportunities to study and debate current policy issues, such as work and welfare, migration, child and family policy, or the challenges of ageing populations, with a focus on real-life examples.
Supported by our well-known research centres and taught by expert tutors, you’ll tailor the programme to suit your own interests and career aspirations. With a range of optional modules to choose from, you could pursue further advanced research skills or study complementary social topics such as disability studies, gender studies, racism and ethnicity studies, or globalisation.
You’ll gain an insight into some of the most sensitive and complex social issues affecting governments worldwide.
You’ll gain a wide range of knowledge and skills throughout this Social and Public Policy programme at the University of Leeds, including sophisticated skills in research, communication and analysis that will be useful in a variety of careers.
Social and Public Policy graduates have gone on to a wide range of posts across the third-sector, public services, government and business. These have included central and local government departments, community bodies, housing and health organisations, research consultancies and advocacy or campaigning.
- Social Policy Analysis
- Policy and Programme Evaluation
- Public Administration: Policy, Planning and Development in a Globalised World
- Research Strategy and Design
- Racism, Decoloniality and Migration
- Contested Bodies
- Social Policy Debates
- Quantitative Research Methods
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
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DisciplinesSociology Public Policy View 353 other Masters in Public Policy in United Kingdom
A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent in a social sciences, humanities or related discipline.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.