The educational aims of the MA in Applied Social Science at University of Wolverhampton e are to develop higher level analytical and reflective skills as well as being able to synthesise such knowledge with evidence and evaluations from a range of sources.
What you'll learn
In doing so, the course will recognise the relationship between national, local and neighbourhood levels of analysis. Inherent in this is the aim of students understanding how communities and society operates as well as being able to consider the role of a range of service providers and the impacts of their work. This includes exploring the relationships between public, private and voluntary sectors as well as the role of community action and civic responsibility.
The course will provide students with an opportunity to look in greater depth at the changing influence and policies in areas including health, housing, employment, and welfare. The course has an educational aim to synthesise core areas of Sociology, Social Policy and Politics in an applied manner whilst also being able to include theoretical content. As such, the outcome of the course will be an enhanced ability to work and progress within a variety of employment areas.
Potential Career Paths
- Local Authority
- Voluntary sector
- Community work
- Work in Context
- Research Methods
- Experiences of Community
- People, Policy and Practice: Decision Making in the 21st Century
- Communities and the Economy
- Contemporary Issues in Society
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology Public Policy View 251 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
- A Bachelor Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a Social Sciences-based subject from a UK University or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent; to be verified by the Course Leader.
- International students will need IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in every element (or equivalent).
International14450 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7995 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7995 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home Part-time - £3998 per year
Living costs for Wolverhampton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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