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History and Social Policy BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

History and Social Policy allows you to explore the past while learning how you can influence or change people’s current social needs.

You’ll explore history through subjects including women’s studies and gender, political thought, maritime and imperial history, as well as religious history, science and medicine. You will discover how Social Policy is relevant to us all because it deals with the everyday aspect of our lives.

Studying this three-year degree course opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.

YOUR HISTORY AND SOCIAL POLICY EXPERIENCE

During your three-year History and Social Policy course you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.

We offer varied and flexible course content and you can tailor your degree to your own interests with a variety of topics to choose from.

HISTORY AND SOCIAL POLICY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates are truly international and enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Government and Politics
  • Recruitment
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage and Museums
  • Business
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 93 1

    14th out of 42 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    122 59%

    41st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    30th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    126 65%

    18th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    3rd

    6

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