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The award
MA

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per total

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 20000 per total

All study options

About Disability Studies at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds

This exciting programme explores disability as an equal opportunities issue by focusing on contemporary organisations and institutionalised practice.

If you're a service provider, practitioner or policy maker who wants to bring theory and practice together, or you're planning a career in the field of disability, you'll explore a range of disability-related issues from theoretical and practical perspectives.

Our core modules allow you to explore the frontiers of research in this rapidly developing field, and focus on social policy for disabled people in education, benefits, housing, transport, employment, health and social support services, as well as recent developments in social research on disability. You'll also choose from optional modules to focus on the topics that best suit your own interests or career plans, from care to disability and development via research training or race and ethnicity studies.

Research insight

Taught by academics from the Centre for Disability Studies, you'll learn in a stimulating environment where tutors' teaching is informed by their own cutting-edge research.

The interdisciplinary Centre for Disability Studies is at the forefront of international research in the field, using social model approaches that recognise disability as a form of institutional discrimination and social exclusion, rather than a product of physical difference between individuals. You'll benefit from the expertise of researchers from diverse backgrounds, drawing on the experiences and issues raised by the disabled people's movement.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9000 per totalInternational course feesGBP 20000 per total

Entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component.

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