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International Social Welfare and Social Policy MSc

International Social Welfare and Social Policy MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Social Policy / Administration International Politics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

In this course, you will explore many other issues in our MSc which will prepare you for a career in social welfare and policy. The emphasis is on comparative and global analysis, exploring social welfare and planning responses to issues such as street children, criminal justice and social welfare in areas of political conflict. You’ll have the chance to build and expand on skills relating to policy making, social sciences, leadership and strategies of change. An understanding of comparative and global welfare policies is important for national and international organizations. Therefore, our course is a positive step towards a career in a national and international context, working within the area of social welfare and policy. Career possibilities once you’ve graduated are likely to be in the fields of community development social policy, social welfare, youth work, education, higher education, consultancy or policy making in local, regional and international governmental and non-governmental bodies. You’ll also be prepared to carry out further research and study towards a PhD.

Different course options

Full time | Cambridge Campus | 13 months | 16-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

13 months

Start date

16-SEP-19

Modules

This module considers the relationship between globalisation and social welfare and policy at a micro, mezzo and macro level. It considers how globalisation impacts on social welfare provision and policy planning in different countries and societal contexts, from a political, social, economic, technological and educational viewpoint. We will evaluate and critically analyse whether there are universal values and a universal knowledge base which can be relied upon to provide a response towards overcoming global problems, or whether they are, or need to be, culturally and locally specific.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a first degree, with honours, at a minimum final classification of Lower Second (2:2) or equivalent.