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International Social Welfare and Social Policy

13 months
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16700 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
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About

Do you want a career that gets to the heart of society’s problems and changes people’s lives? Gain the skills to identify key social challenges, and analyse and identify policies used to address them on this interdisciplinary International Social Welfare and Social Policy Masters course from Anglia Ruskin University.

Overview

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.

Careers

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Social Policy & Social Welfare
  • Postgraduate Research Methods
  • Globalisation, Social Welfare & Social Policy
  • Postgraduate Project
  • International Relations Theory in Context
  • Contemporary Social Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months
  • Part-time
    • 25 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It can take us up to four weeks to consider it, so we suggest applying at least a month before your preferred start date.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16700 GBP per year during 13 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 13 months.
  • UK & EU students, (per year, part-time): £4,750
  • International students, (per year, part-time): £8,350

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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