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Welfare Policies and Management

Lund University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
10445 EUR/year
Free
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About

With a unique combination of perspectives from political science, social work, sociology and economics, this Welfare Policies and Management programme from Lund University provides you with a broad range of knowledge and skills intended for the management and administration of welfare services.

Overview

The courses are based on a comparative approach, highlighting differences and similarities across countries, administrative levels and policy areas, including a European Union perspective. 

In addition to being active researchers in their own field of expertise, our teachers have undergone educational training and make use of modern teaching and assessment techniques. We also bring practitioners into our courses, and make visits to different types of agencies involved in the production of welfare services.

Career prospects

The Welfare Policies and Management programme from Lund University prepares you for advanced welfare management work in roles such as policy formulation and decision making at the local, regional, national, European or international level. 

A degree in Welfare Policies and Management can also lead to employment in the private sector, such as non-governmental institutions or profit-making organisations. In addition, the programme prepares students for doctoral studies and a continued academic career.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Welfare Regimes in Transition – Comparative Perspectives on Policies
  • Management and Reform
  • Organisation, Leadership and Welfare Management
  • Evaluation and Welfare Management
  • An Introduction to Public Economics
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree including three semesters (1 - 90 credits) in Political Science, or Social Work, or Sociology. English 6/English Course B.
  • Based on grades on the course and thesis in the BA / BSc degree, a statement of purpose and an assessment of academic writing sample (the first 5 pages) from the Bachelor's thesis or equivalent independent work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10445 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20891 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000

Funding

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