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Social Policy and Economics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LL41

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    14-SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Social policy is the study of societies and the way they change through policy making.Generally studied as a joint honours programme, for example with sociology, politics, economics or another subject, social policy looks at the ways in which public policies, social institutions and market forces affect how contemporary societies operate and are affected by debates about inequality and social justice.Social policy is relevant to many areas of everyday life, including housing, employment, income, health and education. Our programmes will appeal to students who are interested in current political and social issues that appear in the news as well as longer-term changes in how societies work - whether at local, national, European or global levels.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 20,950per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Level: Mathematics at grade B, or AS Mathematics at grade A (if A Level is not taken). GCSEs: English at grade C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 77 13

    6th out of 40 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    191 82%

    8th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77.0 77%

    47th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    62nd

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    191 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    28th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    28th

    3

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