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Social Policy - Postgraduate study

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Our postgraduate programmes draw on research excellence and expertise in social policy, social work and public management.

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MA Social Policy

Detailed study of social policy issues combined with research training

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MA Comparative and International Social Policy

Rigorous training in the comparative analysis of institutions, from local to international

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