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Social Policy BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L400

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    5th

    1 (Social Policy)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    154

  • Graduate Prospects

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    80

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.77

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BSc (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Social policy provides an exciting opportunity to critically analyse contemporary social issues related to human wellbeing, inequality, disadvantage and crime. This course takes an international and comparative perspective in many units, ensuring social policy is considered in its global context.First taught in 1974, our BSc Social Policy course is one of the longest-running social policy degrees in the country.Social Policy at Bristol has been declared the best in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019.The first year introduces key concepts and ideologies and familiarises you with theoretical, comparative and historical analyses. It also develops your research skills as a social scientist.Year two develops conceptual frameworks further and deepens your understanding of research methods. Years two and three allow you to explore your interests in greater depth through a range of optional units. These units vary over time according to current developments in global political and social issues.The final-year dissertation is an opportunity to choose a topic for in-depth investigation and independent work.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Grades / Points

BBC–ABB

Details

Standard offer: ABBContextual offer: BBC Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The university is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.

Address

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Senate House

Tyndall Avenue

Bristol

BS8 1TH

UNITED KINGDOM