The Department of Social Policy currently offers undergraduate, masters and research programmes in the four broad teaching 'clusters' detailed below. Please refer to the links in the left-hand menu for introductory information about the programmes on offer.

Social Policy cluster

  • BSc Social Policy
  • BSc Social Policy and Criminology
  • BSc Social Policy and Economics
  • BSc Social Policy with Government
  • BSc Social Policy and Sociology
  • MSc Criminal Justice Policy
  • MSc Social Policy (European and Comparative Social Policy)
    formerly MSc European Social Policy  
  • MSc Social Policy (Research)  
  • MSc Social Policy (Social Policy and Planning)
    formerly MSc Social Policy and Planning
  • MSc Social Research Methods (Social Policy)
    (administered by the Methodology Institute)
  • MPA Public and Social Policy
  • MPhil/PhD Social Policy

Development cluster

  • MSc Population and Development
  • MSc Social Policy and Development
  • MSc Social Policy and Development (Non-Governmental Organisations) formerly MSc NGOs and Development

Population cluster

  • MSc Population and Development
  • MSc Health, Population and Society
  • MSc Social Research Methods (Population)
    (administered by the Methodology Institute)
  • MPhil/PhD Demography/Population Studies

Health cluster

  • MSc Health Economics, Policy and Management (modular)
  • MSc Health Policy, Planning and Financing
  • MSc Health, Population and Society
  • MSc International Health Policy
  • MSc International Health Policy (Health Economics)



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