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Social Policy

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus

Content

The Social Policy MSc provides students with an opportunity to explore current issues in social welfare and social policy in a global context. It is delivered by an international team of leading academics in the field.

The programme identifies a range of current key issues in social welfare and social policy. Adopting a comparative approach to both policy and practice, it addresses the history and development of welfare systems and how this impacts on social policy practices.

It considers a range of theoretical frameworks for understanding welfare including exploring the shifting notions of welfare in the era of neoliberal globalisation.

You can exit with PgDip Social Policy after 9 months.

Entry Requirements

A relevant 2:2 Honours degree.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

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Humanities

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