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Social sciences

Explore your fascination with human society and social relationships - and help solve real-world issues that affect us all. Our postgraduate degrees let you explore your interests, boost your knowledge and expand your horizons. They’re designed with your career in mind. In social sciences, that means you’ll be supported by research-active staff and leading practitioners from the fields of history, sociology and international relations.

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Contemporary Ethics

Postgraduate - MA

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Distance learning
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Gain an in-depth understanding of ethics and how its applied in the context of cultural and religious pluralism. This Masters degree is taught by Cambridge Theological Federation and accredited by ARU.

Contemporary Faith and Belief

Postgraduate - MA

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Distance learning
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Join a timely debate about the role of faith and belief, and acquire skills to interpret the world from a theological perspective. This Masters degree is taught by Cambridge Theological Federation and accredited by ARU.

History

Postgraduate - MA

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Cambridge
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Part-time
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Explore contrasting periods of history using different historical and interdisciplinary approaches that will develop your critical awareness and research skills. Become a true historian, able to sustain arguments and solve problems, with a richer understanding of how history is communicated to the wider public, and how it helps us address present-day issues.

International Relations

Postgraduate - MA

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Cambridge
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Full-time
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Part-time
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Discover how international relations theory affects real-world events, and develop crucial skills like decision making and debating. With prestigious guest lecturers and visits to think tanks such as Chatham House, you’ll gain all the experience you need for a role in global politics.

International Social Welfare and Social Policy

Postgraduate - MSc

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Cambridge
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Part-time
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Do you want a career that gets to the heart of society’s problems and changes people’s lives? Gain the skills to identify key social challenges, and analyse and identify policies used to address them on this interdisciplinary Masters course.

Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy

Postgraduate - MA

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Distance learning
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Part-time
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Gain an in-depth understanding of pastoral theology as it relates to the goals of chaplaincy and care. This Masters degree is taught by Cambridge Theological Federation and accredited by ARU.

Sociology

Postgraduate - MA

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Cambridge
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Full-time
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Part-time
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Gain an in-depth understanding of the latest issues and debates in sociology. Hone your research skills, and develop expertise that will prepare you for a career in social policy, social work, local government, public service and more.

Spirituality

Postgraduate - MA

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Distance learning
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Full-time
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Part-time
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Join a lively debate on the meaning and the role of spirituality, in Christian traditions as well as in today’s multicultural and multi-religious world. This Masters course is taught by Cambridge Theological Federation, and accredited by ARU.

Philosophy

Research - MPhil : PhD

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Cambridge
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Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your interests in philosophy, supported by the expertise of our staff.