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Full time & Part time September, January MA, PgDip MA: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time; PGDip: 9 months full-time, 18 months part-time

About the course

Overview

This course equips you with the skills to understand the new challenges of our increasingly interdependent world. 

It is no longer possible to study national social policies in isolation. Global interconnections are multiplying and intensifying across a range of fields, including economics, politics and the natural environment. This course provides an introduction to comparative social policy and recent developments in welfare reforms from around the world.

Social policy is concerned with questions such as:

  • How can we create a good society?
  • How much money should we spend on welfare services?
  • Is the current distribution of income and wealth socially just?
  • Should we be charged individually for using welfare services?
  • Should free markets and profit motives play a central role in

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Entry Requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in any discipline.


Fees

Please see the University website for details.

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