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
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.
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- Perspectives on Social Research
- Quantitative Methods
- Welfare concepts & ideas
- Qualitative Methods
- Approaches to welfare: past, present and future
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.
DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology Public Policy View 521 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
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First or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in Social Policy or a related discipline.
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time UK: £3,550
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.