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This course is for people who want to be global social policy analysts or social policy workers in a variety of international organisations and development agencies. There is input and teaching from professionals working in international organisations, including OECD, ILO, WHO and Oxfam. You?ll develop a comprehensive understanding of transnational and global influences on national social policy, as well as knowledge of emerging supranational policies that address global social issues in health, poverty, social protection, crime and education. Your dissertation prepares you to undertake research into global social policy processes and prepare you for a career in the field. You?ll get support to arrange some work experience related to your research project. Course content You?ll get research training in both generic social science and subject-specific areas. You must take one 30-credit and five 15-credit core modules, one 15-credit optional module and complete a 60-credit dissertation. Core modules The Research Process Qualitative Methods Quantitative Methods Social Policy Analysis Global Social Policy and Governance Political Economy of Global Social Policy Global Social Problems and Social Policy. Optional modules Choose from: Children, Families and Welfare States Internationalisation of Crime Social Research for the Digital Age Qualitative Research with Children and Young People International Childhoods: rights, policy and practice Doing Gendered Research or you can choose a suitable optional module from across departments in the faculty.

This course is for people who want to be global social policy analysts or social policy workers in a variety of international organisations and development agencies. There is input and teaching from professionals working in international organisations, including OECD, ILO, WHO and Oxfam. You?ll develop a comprehensive understanding of transnational and global influences on national social policy,...

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