Social Policy MA

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
Master's Degree
Study mode
1 year
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,019
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 18,259

Entry Requirements

  • A good Honours degree or equivalent is normally required. This will often be in the field of social science, although applications from those with degrees in other disciplines are welcome.
  • Applications are also encouraged from those without an Honours degree who have five years or more relevant work experience in a policy or practice area.

International students:

  • We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
  • You can satisfy our English language requirements in two ways:
    • by holding an English language qualification to the right level.
    • by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students.


  • The Politics of British Social Policy
  • Introduction to Applied Social Research
  • British Social Policy – Beyond Welfare?
  • International Social Policy

Plus two courses from a range of options, including:

  • Researching Social Policy
  • Sectors and Services in British Social Policy
  • New Migration and Social Policy
  • A range of optional choices from within social sciences

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