Part time Master's Degree in Social Policy

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Students who want to make a difference in how communities care for citizens may find interest in programs in social policy. Such courses of study can teach about the various governmental systems around the world that are used to respond to people’s needs for food and safety.

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Master of International Policy and Practice

The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Online Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 USA Washington + 1 more

The Elliott School's Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program helps international professionals develop these highly marketable skills. This flexible degree program prepares mid-career professionals for the challenges of globalization by combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills. [+]

NOTE: If you are interested in studying this program online, scroll down to the next section of this program description for more information. Preparing professionals for 21st-century challenges

The demands of globalization are dramatically changing career and employment practices for individuals and organizations in international affairs. Professionals who want to excel in the international arena must have knowledge of international economic, political and social trends. They must possess the analytical and management skills necessary to formulate and advocate policies on key international issues, and the ability to negotiate and work effectively in cross-cultural settings.

The Elliott School's Master of International Policy and Practice (MIPP) program helps international professionals develop these highly marketable skills. This flexible degree program prepares mid-career professionals for the challenges of globalization by combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills. The program covers relevant national and international policies and provides insight into a wide range of international issues.... [-]


Master in European Union Policy and Administration

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus 18 months September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

This programme aims at training high-quality specialists in European Union issues. This goal is achieved by developing their knowledge and skills of European Union political system, law, and separate public policy subjects. [+]

Why this study programme?

This programme aims at training high-quality specialists in European Union issues. This goal is achieved by developing their knowledge and skills of European Union political system, law, and separate public policy subjects. During the studies are developing their skills needed to feel fluent in EU policy matters. The study programme is oriented for educating EU public policy specialists with a solid background in the EU affairs, the ones who can apply their skills in the European and national institutions and contribute to the development of national, supranational and local institutional-administrative capacities.

The study programme prepares political sciences specialists on European Union issues. The study programme is characterized by its structure and a broad spectrum of public policy issues, which will reveal the ever-changing labor market needs. Students will be given an opportunity to choose a certain amount of subjects according to their pursuit, depending on a sector they are preparing to apply the acquired knowledge. Entry requirements Bachelor: graduates of university bachelor‘s studies in any study field can apply to this programme. Students lacking the basics of political studies should attend three additional courses (Basics of Political Science, Modern Political Theories, and Theories of Comparative Policy) and pass them during the first semester. English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International... [-]

Master's Degree in Social Innovation in Education

Uniminuto
Campus 2 years January 2019 Colombia Bogotá

The creation of the Master's program in Social Innovation in Education is justified from four complementary aspects, related in the first instance with a review of the state of training at this academic level in related topics, both nationally and internationally, in the second instance, with the presentation of aspects that aim to determine the training needs in this area of ​​knowledge in the local, regional and national context; on the other hand, with the potential opportunities that this program offers teachers who are trained in the master's degree, both in their particular context and in the panorama of educational processes at the national level; and finally, with the aspects that are configured as distinctive of the program and that affirm their particularities, in light of Uniminuto training experience. [+]

Degree awarded: Master in Social Innovation in EducationTraining level: MasterMethodology: On-siteDuration of the program: 2 yearsCredits: 44Price for the venue: $ 5,175Presentation of the program

The creation of the Master's program in Social Innovation in Education is justified from four complementary aspects, related in the first instance with a review of the state of training at this academic level in related topics, both nationally and internationally, in the second instance, with the presentation of aspects that aim to determine the training needs in this area of ​​knowledge in the local, regional and national context; on the other hand, with the potential opportunities that this program offers teachers who are trained in the master's degree, both in their particular context and in the panorama of educational processes at the national level; and finally, with the aspects that are configured as distinctive of the program and that affirm their particularities, in light of Uniminuto training experience.... [-]


Master en sciences politiques - POLITIQUE EN EUROPE: ETATS, FRONTIÈRES, SOCIÉTÉS

University of Bucharest
Campus 2 years September 2018 Romania Bucharest

Programme de master de 2 ans (4 semestres) offert conjointement par la Faculté de Sciences Politiques de l'Université de Bucarest (FSPUB) et l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris) [+]

Le programme de master « Politique en Europe. État, Frontières et Sociétés » est organisé par la Faculté de Sciences Politiques de l’Université de Bucarest - FSPUB et l’École des hautes études en sciences sociales – EHESS, Paris (2 ans, 120 ECTS). Il offre une formation académique interdisciplinaire dans le domaine des sciences politiques et des études européennes et combine une forte composante scientifique avec la formation professionnelle dans les institutions et entreprises partenaires du programme de master.

L’objectif de ce programme de master est de préparer les étudiants à devenir des spécialistes de l’histoire sociale, culturelle et politique de l’Europe afin qu’ils puissent poursuivre un doctorat ou travailler dans des organisations internationales, des administrations publiques nationales ou régionales, des institutions européennes, des entreprises publiques ou privées, etc. Le programme s’adresse à des étudiants diplômés en sciences humaines et sociales.... [-]


Master in Political Science, Political Science Specialization - Equal Opportunities Policies in Romanian and European Context

University of Bucharest
Campus 2 years September 2018 Romania Bucharest

2 years (4 semesters), part of the European Master's Degree Program Egalises 2-year Master's program (4 semesters), including the Master's Degree Program Européen EGALES [+]

The Master offers an integral course in Romanian during the four academic semesters. There is also the possibility of opting for a semester in French as well as the European course within the Master of Equalities (http://egales.univ-lyon2.fr/) at the end of which a double diploma can be obtained from the University of Bucharest and from Lumière Lyon 2 University.

The courses offered within the program are taught in Romanian and optionally in French (one semester).

Les cours proposes dans le program de sont dispensés en roumain en alternament en français (un semestre).

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Equal opportunities are a fundamental political value of the European Union, as stated in all the basic legal documents of this community. Several instruments are used to transpose this legal and political principle across all Member States: directives, roadmaps or priority strategies. Equal opportunities are therefore an essential vector for the development and implementation of public policies at both European and national level.... [-]


Official Master's Degree - Social Policies and Community Action

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Social Policies and Community Action is presented as a professional and research proposal built from the approach of public policies and community action. This training proposal combines the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge with the participation of academic and professional teachers and uses case work to make a complex and participatory approach to the reality of the territory. [+]

The master's degree in Social Policies and Community Action is presented as a professional and research proposal built from the approach of public policies and community action. This training proposal combines the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge with the participation of academic and professional teachers and uses case work to make a complex and participatory approach to the reality of the territory.

Professional outings

The program provides instruments for analysis, design and implementation of social policies to develop projects in the areas of public management, social research and community work. The training in community action is focused from a transdisciplinary perspective through the understanding of coexistence, communication and conflict, for its application to social intervention and research.... [-]


MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy

Lingnan University
Campus 18 - 36 months September 2019 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

In the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, teaching and research cover many exciting areas in these two related disciplines (http://www.ln.edu.hk/socsp/). [+]

MPhil in Sociology and/or Social Policy

Normal Duration: 2 years (Full-time)

Place: Hong Kong

The Department of Sociology and Social Policy has a very good record of success in the HKPFS.

In the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, teaching and research cover many exciting areas in these two related disciplines (http://www.ln.edu.hk/socsp/). In terms of research locations, we have expertise in Hong Kong, China and many other countries of the Asia-Pacific (including, for example, Korea, The Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Macau, and Myanmar) and other regions. As well as sociology and social policy topics, we encourage interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary research with our sister social science departments of Applied Psychology, Political Science and Economics. We would therefore also be delighted to hear from students interested in undertaking postgraduate research in cross-disciplinary topics. Within Sociology and Social Policy, members of staff currently have internationally recognised expertise in areas including:... [-]


Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (International) (IMCSP)

Lingnan University
Campus Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Lingnan has launched the Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (IMCSP) programme to meet the increasing demand for such courses and to address the shortage of individuals with relevant comparative knowledge in the public sector. [+]

Lingnan’s new Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy course (International) (IMCSP) incorporates a focus on the study of development issues, welfare policy initiatives and good governance.

The forces inherent in globalisation, among them increasing economic competition and social change, show the value of studying the experiences of different countries and regions as a prelude to dealing with problems and issues that many of us now face together.

“Our lives have been globalised at an unprecedented pace through social media, cross-border flows of people, and the increased interdependence of national economies,” says Dr Stefan Kühner, the Master of Social Sciences in Comparative Social Policy (IMCSP) programme director, “Governments around the world increasingly encounter similar policy challenges, but the specific solutions they adopt continue to vary considerably. Comparing the social policies and politics in different locations can help us understand if a country is typical or unusual and whether it is a leader or a laggard with regard to certain aspects of government policy and in meeting globally defined goals in economic and social development.”... [-]


Master of Strategic Studies

Australian National University - College Of Asia & The Pacific
Campus 2 years January 2019 Australia Canberra

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy. [+]

The Master of Strategic Studies combines the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver Australia’s foremost strategic studies program. This unique and highly regarded ANU graduate program opens the right doors for students seeking a successful career in strategic and security policy.

The program is designed for graduates who are seeking to launch or advance their careers in defence policy, foreign affairs, security, intelligence, academia and journalism. Graduates will develop skills relevant to organisations such as non-governmental organisations, think tanks, militaries and foreign ministries.

You will develop strong analytical frameworks and practical skills for understanding the leading challenges in strategy and security. These approaches are explored in the context of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre’s main research and teaching concentrations of Australian defence and security issues, Asia–Pacific security and global strategic issues.... [-]


MicroMasters Program in Social Work: Practice, Policy and Research (The University of Michigan)

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Online 36 weeks January 2019 USA Cambridge

Earn a MicroMasters from the #1 ranked School of Social Work to advance your career. [+]

Earn a MicroMasters from the #1 ranked School of Social Work to advance your career.

Want to make a difference? Reach out, raise hope, and change society? This innovative MicroMasters Program provides an advanced, professional sequence of courses in social work so you can gain the skills needed to empower individuals, families, communities, and organizations to meet needs and create positive changes. You will gain a greater understanding of social work practice, an awareness of the history and impact of policy on the provision of key social services, and an appreciation for the research that supports effective practice. Build on this credential and take advantage of a great opportunity to be accepted into the #1 ranked social work Masters Degree program for a fraction of the cost.... [-]


Master of Applied Policy

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Part time 3 years January 2019 Australia Sydney

The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG), is designed for middle-level and senior professionals and practitioners in the public, private and non-profit sectors seeking to enhance their knowledge, skills base and career opportunities. It provides a transdisciplinary basis for understanding policy across these sectors. The course examines the development and implementation of policy in practice; policy research skills and methodologies; the making and evaluation of policy; and program implementation and management. The course is informed by the applied policy and social research experience of the UTS: IPPG with government, industry and community in the Australian context and internationally. [+]

The course is designed to have an applied focus which is theoretically underpinned. The course offers students the opportunity to work across industry sectors on real-world problems and to critically apply their learning to case studies drawn from UTS: IPPG's research program and their own workplaces to innovate solutions. It includes active approaches to learning, including debates, case studies, role plays, group discussions, presentations and guest speakers. All students undertake an individual research project, and gain the necessary knowledge and experience to engage in effective policy development, implementation and evaluation. The course offers a general policy stream focusing on professional practice, as well as major streams in local government studies; urban and regional policy; and social research. The core subjects of the course examine contemporary policy challenges; policy in practice; policy and resources and evidence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose their electives from a range of subjects from UTS: IPPG, the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, and the UTS Business School. The course also offers a sub-major in Project Management. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. Most subjects are offered in flexible mode and delivered in blocks or online for more effective integration of study and work commitments.... [-]


Master in Economic and Social Policy - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus 2 years September 2018 Belgium Mons

he master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH.

The master’s degree in economic and social policy, representing 120 credits, provides a solid specialist training, enabling effective integration into the public and private spheres.

Profile of the programme

The master’s degree in economic and social policy provides advanced training based on solid management fundamentals (economic policy, tax law, public and administrative law, etc.) at both national and European levels, providing a thorough understanding of decision-making, especially in public institutions.

The curriculum includes:

A first year of 60 credits divided into 20 general education credits (Belgian society and institutions, IPP tax law, internal policy of the European Union, public and administrative law, discrimination analysis), 30 credits in economic and social policy (economic policy, SEC national accounting, sustainable development and production, social economics, social policy and labour economics) and a specialized module of 10 credits (seminars in economic policy and social policy), plus optional language courses. A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 54 credits (dissertation, internship, local authority finance and accounting, environmental policy and legislation, tax law/VAT/ISoc, employment policies, labour and social security law, education in social action and public procurement legislation), a choice of specialist modules worth 6 credits, plus optional language classes. ... [-]