Studying social welfare and social policy will allow you to focus on the areas of most importance to people’s lives, including education, housing, health, and criminal justice, giving you the skills and understanding to make a difference to people’s lives at local, national and international levels.
It will prepare you for many careers in non-governmental organisations (NGOs), including community organisations, charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations, as well as governmental or academic institutions.
On our International Social Welfare and Social Policy course at Anglia Ruskin University, you will explore these and many other issues, comparing different strategies and policies across different countries, and from the perspective of many different disciplines, including politics, criminology and psychology.
The skills and knowledge you pick up on this Masters course will prepare you for a career in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) (including community organisations, charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations), employment in governmental organisations and academic organisations.
The past graduates have gone on to work in education, poverty reduction, charities and NGOs, consultancies, and government bodies both in Britain and overseas.
- Comparative Social Policy & Social Welfare
- Postgraduate Research Methods
- Globalisation, Social Welfare & Social Policy
- Postgraduate Project
- International Relations Theory in Context
- Contemporary Social Theory
- 13 months
- 25 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Public Policy View 352 other Masters in Public Policy in United Kingdom
- A first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.
- If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency
International17500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 GBP per year during 13 months.
National10000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 13 months.
Living costs for Cambridge
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