Leeds Masters Scholarships

Applications are now open for our Leeds Masters Scholarships, worth £7,000

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Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion MSc

Make a difference in the field of disability rights and social justice with this ground-breaking new online Masters degree in Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion.

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Make a difference

Studying a Masters in the School of Sociology and Social Policy gives you the chance to challenge inequality and make a real impact on the world, while also preparing you for your future.

Leeds Alumni Bursary

If you're a University of Leeds alumnus you may be eligible for a 10% bursary towards your masters tuition fees

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School of Sociology and Social Policy - Masters

Masters degrees

Postgraduate degrees allow you to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career prospects or take a new direction. They can provide a great basis for a research degree should you wish to explore your subject further. 

You may also be interested to consider our MA Disability Studies joint degree with the University of Malta, which is taught in Malta with online and in-person teaching from our academics at the School of Sociology and Social Policy.

Your career

A Masters degree in the School of Sociology and Social Policy can broaden your horizons. Our programmes are designed not only to increase your knowledge; they also give you the opportunity to amass a range of skills which will be beneficial whatever your career ambitions.

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most targeted university by the UK’s top graduate employers

High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2022

Helen Dannatt
Student | MA Social Research
“I feel significantly more prepared to conduct social research in a real-life context due to the training provided. Not only have varied assessments been more enjoyable, they have better prepared me for possible future jobs.”

Studying with us

Our taught MA programmes are closely linked to our research expertise, ensuring that all of our teaching is supported by the latest research findings. You will benefit from a wide choice of academic options, supervisory expertise and flexible support.

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Top 20

in the UK for sociology and social policy

The Guardian University League Tables 2023

Dr Joanne Greenhalgh
Staff | Taught Postgraduate Tutor
“Learning is rewarding, no more so than at postgraduate level, but undertaking a postgraduate qualification is more than that. You'll join a dynamic, international community of researchers. These global perspectives will enrich your time at Leeds.”