MASTERSTUDIES

24 Masters Programs in Social Policy

After receiving an undergraduate degree such as a bachelor’s degree, many individuals decide to further their education by attending a postgraduate program. These programs, which usually last between one and three years, are complete once the student earns enough credits to receive a master’s degree.

What is a Master in Social Policy? This degree is preferable for people who wish to help disadvantaged groups such as minorities or the elderly. Students learn about the mental, emotional, physical and external issues affecting the people in these groups. Typical courses involve teaching individuals about socio-legal developments, mental health issues, advanced research methods, and trends and advancements in social work and community care. Students also receive education about poverty, statistical analysis, refugees, physical health and more. They may focus on specialized areas of study if preferred.

Students who earn a degree in social policy often gain both qualitative and quantitative skills. They may learn to analyze problems within a community and develop remedies for them. Other skills individuals may advance include information technology, management and psychology. Students may find that with these aptitudes, they can move up the corporate ladder more quickly than some of their peers.

Each country and each learning institution within it charges differently for earning a degree in child psychology. The cost also depends on how long students attend the program and whether they qualify for scholarships or grants.

A wide range of careers are available to people who have a master's in social policy. In politics, graduates may work as political scientists. Management jobs may be available in the form of supervising community organizations or social service programs. Some graduates may go on to become teachers at high schools, junior colleges or colleges around the world. Government organizations also hire consultants to analyze world affairs and travel to other countries.

Courses in social policy are available at various learning institutions across the globe and online. Students might consider online learning for a more flexible schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

24 Results in Social Policy Filter

Master of Public Policy (MPP)

UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy
Master
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will p ...

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MA in Economics of Family Policy and Public Policies for Human Development

Corvinus University of Budapest
MA
Sep 2020
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4 semesters
English
Campus

This master’s program will introduce students to the theory and practice of family policies and public policies for human development. Students will learn to adopt an interdis ...

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Master of Science in Victim Services Management

Sam Houston State University
MSc
Sep 2020
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36 hours
English
Online

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services*, including but not limited to, direct service ...

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

University of Bucharest
Master
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

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 Scien ...

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Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare (COSOPO)

Tampere University
Master
Aug 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

The Master's Degree Programme in Comparative Social Policy and Welfare (COSOPO) provides an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary societies in Europe and facilitates unde ...

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Master in Politics, Administration and Organization: Politics and Social Policy

University of Bologna
Master
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

Politics and Social Policy (PSP) is a two-year second-cycle degree program entirely taught in English. The PSP program is promoted by the Department of Political and Social Sc ...

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MSc in Child Studies

Linköping University
MSc
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4 semesters
English
Campus

Challenge conventional views on children and childhood. This master’s program is interdisciplinary and focuses on the critical study of questions related to children and child ...

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MA in Social and Public Policy

University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law
MA
Jan 2021
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12 months
English (UK)
Campus

This programme explores issues, concepts, and debates in social and public policy research to gain an insight into policymaking and its social impacts on individuals and commu ...

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Master of Applied Policy

University of Technology Sydney
Master
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3 years
English
Campus

The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG) is designed to develop practical knowledge and essential skills for pol ...

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MPhil in Social Policy and Development (Coursework)

University of Johannesburg
Master
Jan 2021
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Part-time
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2&nbsp;-&nbsp;3 years
30 Oct 2020
English
Campus

The MPhil in Social Policy and Development is an interdisciplinary Masters coursework and research program that is intended to build your knowledge and practice capacity in de ...

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MSc in Environment, Heritage and Policy

University of Stirling
MSc
Sep 2020
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12&nbsp;-&nbsp;24 months
English
Campus

Our MSc Heritage provides you with a state-of-the-art, critically informed, interdisciplinary education in heritage and its place in society, including its conservation and ma ...

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

Lingnan University
Master
Sep 2020
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Part-time
English
Campus

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 ...

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Master in Societal Resilience

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Master
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

How does society deal with complex global problems like aging and migration? How do communities bounce back after tragic events? What role do social media play in political po ...

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MSc in Welfare Policies and Management

Lund University
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

With a unique combination of perspectives from political science, social work, sociology and economics, this programme provides you with a broad range of knowledge and skills ...

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MSc in Urban Planning and Policy Design

Politecnico di Milano
MSc
Oct 2020
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Full-time
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2 years
English
Campus

This Master of Science offers an advanced academic route in designing spatial arrangements and urban policies, to transform and manage the city, territory, and environment.

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