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Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research

University of York

21 months
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18700 GBP/year
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About

This Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research programme from University of York is ideal for mid-career professionals. You'll find the course useful if you work, or intend to work, with policy; either as an adviser, researcher, analyst or consultant.

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Overview

You'll study a strongly international curriculum that is based around a combination of comparative social and public policy management and advanced research skills training. This course builds directly on our applied policy research expertise, both in the taught modules which draw heavily on our own research and in the practice-relevant activity that provides an opportunity to participate in ongoing policy research projects.

The Department of Social Policy and Social Work has one of the largest concentrations of social policy research in the UK. It is home to two specialist research units: the Social Policy Research Unit and the Centre for Housing Policy.

Careers and skills

This Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research programme from University of York is ideal for mid-career professionals that aim to work in, or already work in, social or public policy.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to enhance their careers in a diverse range of public, private and voluntary sector organisations in roles such as policy analysts and advisers, This course also provides a foundation for a career in social and policy research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Policy Analysis 
  • Comparative and International Social Policy Research Methods
  • Practice-focussed Professional Learning 
  • Comparative Social Policy: Governance, Management & Delivery 
  • Globalisation and Social Policy 
  • Applied Policy Transfer Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent
  • You will also be considered if you have relevant work experience and academic potential

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 21 months.
  • National

    18700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 21 months.

EU fees - £18,700

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

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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