MSc International Social Welfare and Social Policy

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Introduction

Do you want a career that gets to the heart of society’s problems and changes people’s lives? Gain the skills to identify key social challenges, and analyse and identify policies used to address them on this interdisciplinary Masters course.

Already have an ARU degree? You may be eligible for our Alumni Scholarship for students starting postgraduate courses.

100% overall satisfaction: our course received the highest possible score for student satisfaction in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2022 (fewer than 20 respondents).

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Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more
  • make the most of studying in the picturesque city of Cambridge, with its wealth of cultural connections and opportunities.

Careers

The skills and knowledge you pick up on this Masters course will prepare you for a career in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) (including community organisations, charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations), employment in governmental organisations and academic organisations. Our past graduates have gone on to work in education, poverty reduction, charities and NGOs, consultancies, and government bodies both in Britain and overseas.

You might also choose to continue onto a research degree, such as our PhD/MPhil International Relations or PhD/MPhil Sociology.

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