Master of Policy and Applied Social Research

Macquarie University

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Masters Degree
1.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Sustainable communities. Welfare reform. Immigration. Housing markets. Population health. Drugs and alcohol. Ageing. These issues and countless more like them are the domain of social researchers and policy makers. With its dual focus on policy analysis and applied social research, this course is the only one of its kind in Australia.

As a graduate you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to undertake both quantitative and qualitative research in areas, such as human services and care, crime and social policy, work and employment, and economics for social policy makers.


Policy and Applied Social Research


Some of the options open to graduates of this degree include: social research; policy analysis and planning; careers in social and community services; human...

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Additional Information

This course has an interdisciplinary focus, so you can study diverse disciplines, including politics, human geography and anthropology.
You'll lea...

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