The School of Social Sciences provides a stimulating and supportive environment for postgraduate training. The emphasis is on small groups, close working relationships between students and supervisors,...Read more
Social and Policy Studies at Loughborough has long been recognised as an international centre of academic excellence and for our cutting-edge interdisciplinary work.
Social and Policy Studies...Read more
The research degree involve appropriate postgraduate research training modules, which are agreed with the supervisor and the Institute Research Student Coordinator, and which are assessed. ...Read more
Sociology and Social Policy has a thriving, expanding postgraduate research culture, with activities in three broad areas:- Urban space, culture and regeneration: The social, cultural and economic impact...Read more
Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation MPhil
The MPhil in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation (EBSIPE) emphasises research methods for evaluating interventions and policies, as well as the advanced study of evidence-based practice,...Read more
You can study an MPhil for one year or a PhD in social work or social policy over the course of three years.
You can study in any of our available research areas:
Studying Social Policy will enable you to understand the causes of social problems and what governments attempt to do about them. As an academic subject, social policy gained prominence in British universities...Read more
The Department of Social & Policy Sciences includes academics from social policy, sociology, social work and international development. Students carry out a supervised programme of research at the leading...Read more
Research in Social Policy at Keele extends across the life course, from early childhood to older age. There is a particular focus on inter-disciplinary approaches to understanding major issues affecting...Read more
In this course, you will have the opportunity to be supervised by leading researchers in your field and take advantage of our rich Researcher Development programme which will help you to develop the skills...Read more
What human beings need and how societies meet those needs is at the heart of social policy. Our research addresses key contemporary social issues from national and international perspectives, examining...Read more
The MPhil in Comparative Social Policy explores welfare systems and policy developments across a range of countries with an OECD focus. The comparative element is a key part of the course, and is one...Read more