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Religious Studies and Social Policy BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

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UCAS CODE: LV64

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.****Religious Studies**Religious Studies at Liverpool Hope explores the practice and significance of religion in contemporary society through the study of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Indic traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. A balance between the study of religious texts and lived religion in the contemporary world is maintained throughout the degree.Throughout your studies, you will analyse and contextualise the theology behind key religions to appreciate their history and their relevance to the social and political landscape. All of our teaching is research-informed and you will be taught by highly-qualified academics, all of whom have a PhD in the area, who are both active and published researchers and committed teachers.**Social Policy**Our Social Policy degree is multidisciplinary in its approach and draws on ideas from sociology, economics, politics and geography. It explores a number of issues, child welfare, unemployment, and homelessness. Studying Social Policy at Liverpool Hope University allows you to explore the answers to questions such as should the state be the main provider of welfare and what roles should the private profit making or voluntary sectors have? How should scarce resources be allocated in society? How can we understand different approaches to welfare delivery across different historical periods in British society?The degree draws on an experienced team of lecturers who are published in the field of social policy/social welfare and are experts in particular fields of the discipline. The School of Social Science is also a member of the national network of Social Policy course providers and benefits from engagement with national subject debates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 11,400per year

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University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 45 12

    19th out of 29 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    20th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    14th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    107 57%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    21st

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.46 89%

    2nd

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