Online Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion MSc

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Course overview

Disability is an important equality and human rights issue, with disabled people more likely to experience poverty and receive fewer education and employment opportunities than non-disabled people.

The online MSc Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion will support you to recognise, understand and meet the challenges facing disabled people around the world. By studying this innovative online degree, you’ll be equipped to work to ensure that disabled people’s rights are respected, helping to build more inclusive and sustainable societies.

Who is this course for?

  • disabled people and their allies
  • policy makers
  • service providers and professionals in the field of disability
  • professionals working in NGOs and community organisations
  • those new to disability, or who wish to think about disability differently, looking for a safe, affirming learning environment
  • those interested in disability rights and inclusion who wish to explore this field of study.

Why study Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion online at Leeds?

The University of Leeds is ranked in the global top 100 and in the top 15 in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2023).

Our online Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion Masters is taught by the School of Sociology and Social Policy and informed by our Centre for Disability Studies.

You’ll be taught by our expert academics with contributions from activists, policy makers and practitioners working in the disability space globally.

The School of Sociology and Social Policy is ranked in the global top 100 for Sociology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022). The School has an international reputation for research on social change that has set new agendas, developed new concepts and methodologies, and transformed policy and practice.

The making of Disability Studies, Rights and Inclusion