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Postgraduate taught

The School has a range of postgraduate taught programmes, giving opportunities for students to engage in advanced study in an interdisciplinary environment.

We offer a range of modular degree master's programmes, allowing you to pursue focussed studies relevant for a range of vocations across the public, private and third sectors. You will be taught by leading scholars who are recognised for their substantive, theoretical and methodological expertise both nationally and internationally.

Students benefit from a breadth of substantive, theoretical and methodological expertise with leading researchers and scholars.

Available taught programmes

Course Qualification Mode
Childhood and Youth MSc Full-time, part-time
Crime, Safety and Justice MSc Full-time, part-time
Education, Policy and Society MSc Full-time, part-time
Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) PGCE Full-time
Science Communication MSc Full-time
Social and Public Policy MSc Full-time, part-time
Social Science MSc Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Criminology) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Educational Studies) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Environmental Planning) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (International Relations) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Management and Business Studies) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Politics) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Psychology) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Science and Technology Studies) MSc Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Social Policy) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Social Work) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Social-Legal) (Law) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Science Research Methods (Sociology) MSc, PgDip Full-time, part-time
Social Work MA Full-time

Professional programmes

We also offer a number of taught professional programmes.

Funding and fees

The University offers a Postgraduate Taught Scholarship Scheme to support Home and EU students who want to study a Master's programme.

We also offer scholarships specific to our international applicants, ranging from £5,000-£14,000. Find out more about international funding and fees.