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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Paisley Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

OVERVIEW

Our MSc Applied Social Science is a framework of awards and offers you applied social science training either in a generic nature or in a number of specialisms:

  • MSc Applied Social Science
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Civil Society & Public Affairs)
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Criminal Justice & Community Practice)
  • MSc Applied Social Science (Global Social Work & Social Policy)

This Master's framework is focused on preparing students to make a difference in the policy community. They are underpinned by cutting edge research, informed by a global perspective and designed to connect you with policy-makers and influencers.

These master's also offer you the opportunity to enhance your CV by undertaking a work-based project as part of your final dissertation with a partner organisation (eg. NGOs, campaign groups, public agencies, third sector organisations, etc.).

Career Prospects

Our graduates have gone on to take up employment within the public and private sectors including (but not restricted to) social research roles, advocacy, programme management, policy analysis, and evaluation.

There are also opportunities for graduates to commence PhD research.

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of the West of Scotland

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus, High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BE, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.59 72%

    103rd

    41

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