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Social Policy

University of Strathclyde

12 months
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16000 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
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About

This Social Policy course from University of Strathclyde offers you the opportunity to develop and extend your knowledge and understanding of key social policy issues together with advanced training in research methods.

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Overview

This Social Policy course from University of Strathclyde aims to improve your knowledge and understanding of the factors which shape social needs and the ways in which different societies have responded to these. This will enhance your research skills and enable you to undertake an independent research project on a topic of your choice.

Who's it for?

The course is aimed at:

  • students who have studied social policy at undergraduate level and who now wish to build on the foundations they have already laid before entering employment or embarking on further study
  • graduates of other disciplines who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding of social and welfare issues whilst also enhancing their research skills
  • individuals already in employment who wish to update their existing knowledge and skills before moving onto the next stage of their careers

Careers

Social policy graduates are employed in a wide range of occupations, including:

  • business, research and administrative professions
  • welfare and housing associated professions
  • caring and personal service occupations
  • protective services

This course has been designed to enable you to update and extend your knowledge of a wide range of social and welfare issues whilst also developing your practical research skills.

It is particularly well-suited to individuals who wish to develop their methodological expertise in order to undertake research within the social and welfare services or to pursue opportunities for further postgraduate study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives on Social Research
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Welfare concepts & ideas
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Approaches to welfare: past, present and future

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

First or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Social Policy or a related discipline.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time UK: £3,550

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 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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