MACQUARIE Master of Policy and Applied Social Research

Open Universities Australia (OUA)

This program of study aims to develop students skills in applied social research and the analysis of policy in social context. The core units, provided through the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University, focus on designing and conducting applied research, on the evaluation process, and on understanding and analysing policy in the fields of social policy and human services. Course options enable students to deepen their knowledge of important policy fields and to develop new areas of expertise. The degree ensures a high level of professional recognition with past graduates well placed in a wide range of senior positions including: Policy roles in local, state and federal public sectors; Non-government agencies in policy and advocacy roles; Trade unions; Social research and marketing companies; Research positions within academic and other research bodies.

Entry Requirements:

Students must have completed an Australian level 7 Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent in social sciences with a GPA of 4.50 out of 7.00. International students require an IELTS score of 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each band.


To qualify for the award of Master of Policy and Applied Social Research Students must successfully complete twelve units of study.

Subjects you can Study:

Policy and applied social research

Related Careers:

Research Officer,
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