Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Exploitation - MA

Become an advocate for change with a critical understanding of modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation in the contemporary world. Our interdisciplinary programme is delivered through a highly applied curriculum, with opportunities to work with multiple agencies and across sectors such as business, law and non-governmental organisations. Ideal for changemakers, this MA considers the appropriate strategies for change and support for survivors on a local and global level, equipping you with the necessary skills to pursue a rewarding career, impacting on societal change.  You will also gain an understanding of how agencies collaborate to target, dismantle and disrupt serious and organised crime in the UK.

Month of entry

  • September

Mode of study

  • Full time, Part time


Subject area

  • Business and Management, Ethics, Humanities, Law, Social Science, Social work

Fees for 2024/25 academic year

  • UK - Full time £9,800 per year. Part time £5,400 per year.
    International - £19,500 per year.

Duration of study

  • Full time - 1 year, Part time - 2 years

Why study Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Exploitation at Keele University?

Networking opportunities with multi-agency professionals
Co-delivery with practitioners and charities
Engage with local and global opportunities to apply your expertise on an international scale
Opportunity to participate in overseas study visits
An interdisciplinary programme providing insight into multiple perspectives to support critical analysis
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Keele Postgraduate Association

Keele University is one of a handful of universities in the UK to have a dedicated students' union for postgraduate students. A fully registered charity, Keele Postgraduate Association serves as a focal point for the social life and welfare needs of all postgraduate students during their time at Keele.

KPA interior

Hugely popular, the KPA Clubhouse (near Horwood Hall) provides a dedicated postgraduate social space and bar on campus, where you can grab a bite to eat and drink, sit quietly and read a book, or switch off from academic life at one of the many regular events organised throughout the year. The KPA also helps to host a variety of conferences, as well as other academic and career sessions, to give you and your fellow postgraduates the opportunities to come together to discuss your research, and develop your skills and networks.

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