Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate courses

Our programmes offer you specialist knowledge in your chosen area of social science and an advanced level of skills. Some programmes can be taken at Diploma or Certificate level before proceeding to Master’s level. Working professionals may be interested in the programmes we offer via distance learning. 

All our postgraduate taught (PGT) and postgraduate research (PGR) students have access to office space with computing facilities. PhD students may have the opportunity to teach part-time within the School. 

SSPSSR ranked 3rd in the UK by Times Higher Education REF2021 Results

SSPSSR came third out of 76 in the Social Work and Social Policy Unit of Assessment. 100% of SSPSSR’s environment was evaluated as world-leading, reflecting their inclusive and vibrant research culture. The School also received a high score for their outputs, with 50% assessed as world-leading. The results recognise their innovative and interdisciplinary approach and their intellectually ambitious research, making real impact and difference to society in a range of areas.

Postgraduate course list