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Social Policy and Law MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: LM41

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This popular joint degree programme provides a grounding in both Social Policy and Law, two subjects which complement and enrich each other. The joint MA in Social Policy and Law aims to promote advanced knowledge and understanding of the theory, concepts and rules of Law.Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh will enable you to engage with confidence in many of the political debates of our time. We deal with a wide array of areas such as:* health* welfare* labour markets* education* family and childhoodWe discuss how policies affect our civic culture through studying political engagement and citizen participation.Our programme will equip you with the knowledge to understand how policies affect society and the economy, but it will also enable you to critically assess how policies are made and what actors and processes influence the policy making process.**Why Edinburgh?**You will be taught by staff members who are passionate about conducting research that has strong applications to the world outside academia. We work closely with:* governments* NGOs* third sector and interest representation groups* international organisations* other external actorsInternational comparative analyses are one of our main strengths. We place a strong emphasis on providing you with empirical research skills, so that you can become a critical researcher yourself.Take a Social Policy degree at the University of Edinburgh and you will be challenged to re-evaluate how you look at politics, society and the economy with the ability to improve others' understanding as well.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: English Literature, English Language or combined English at B. English Language and English Literature GCSE, both at A or 7, are accepted in place of A Level English.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

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    8th out of 104 1

    5th out of 45 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    206 92%

    4th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    28th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    100th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    166 86%

    3rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    9th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    26th

    14

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