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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

Social policies are ever changing. This degree programme takes stock of the developments and relates them to social, economic and political factors. Theoretical perspectives and methodological implications are introduced. A range of contemporary social policy issues will be discussed. Policies and practices within and across societies are compared. Ethical dimensions of social policy will be pointed out and specialist research training provided.

Programme Length

MA: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; Diploma: 30 weeks full-time. This programme offers both January and September start.

Qualification

MA in Social Policy; Postgraduate Diploma in Social Policy; Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Social Sciences

Careers

The welfare and health sectors form the primary field of employment for graduates. Other areas of the public service also attract social policy graduates. A PhD can lead to a career in teaching and research. Apart from this, a social science qualification opens up a multitude of job opportunities related to politics and the media, or for business and social enterprises.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    65th

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 71 11

    14th out of 45 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    111 55%

    44th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    52nd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    51st

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    129 67%

    15th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    31st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    4th

    2

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