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Full time October MRes 1 year full-time

About the course

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on social and public policy.

The MRes Social Policy is designed for those developing careers as policy analysts or applied researchers in national or international social or public policy organisations or government departments; and prospective PhD students in social or public policy.

You’ll develop in-depth knowledge and skills relating to the research methods used to analyse, compare and evaluate social and public policies. You'll be supported in identifying, investigating and realising your own original research within an active research community. We encourage a diverse intake in terms of experience, qualifications and interests, to stimulate mutual experience

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Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically 2:1 or above.

To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in social policy, sociology, politics or a relevant social sciences subject.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

If your first language is not English but within the last 2 years you completed your degree in the UK you may be exempt from our English language requirements.


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