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University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master of Arts in Social Policy
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWB5001 Advanced Research Methods 5 ECTS
SWP5027 Areas of Social Policy 5 ECTS
SWP5120 Poverty and Social Exclusion 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

PPL5004 Political Economy 5 ECTS
SWP5030 Implementation of Cohesion Policy in Malta 5 ECTS
SWP5137 Social Change and Social Cohesion 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWP5134 Comparative Social Policy 10 ECTS
SWP5203 Planning, Managing and Evaluating Social Services and Projects 10 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWP5204 Research and Practice Seminars 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWP5205 Contemporary Topics in Poverty and Social Exclusion: A Critical Approach 5 ECTS




YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWP5022 Dissertation 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the degree of Master of Arts in Social Policy - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.
 
Last Updated: 12 July 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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