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Social Policy and Social Change BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you passionate about the world and addressing injustice? Do you to learn the tools that will enable you to influence society and address the social problems you care about? Studying Social Policy and Social Change will allow you to understand the issues that you care about, explore how they can be addressed through the actions government, charity and business and how you can play a key part in that change.You study a range of social problems related to topics including poverty, health, crime, education, mental health, homelessness and examine how we can understand and address these. Studying Social Policy and Social Change equips you with the essential knowledge and skills to help you succeed in a wide range of careers and to have a real impact on the world.Throughout your degree, our academics challenge you to develop your own opinions and ideas, and encourage you to become an independent thinker. We offer high levels of support and our staff are friendly and accessible.You can choose to spend a year or a term abroad at one of our partner institutions. You don’t have to make a decision before you enroll at Kent but certain conditions have to be met during your studies before you can change to the year abroad.The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research is one of the best in the country for teaching and research. Our academics are internationally recognised for their expertise in social policy.You can also study Social Policy with Quantitative Research (UCAS code L4G3 at institution K24) to gain a combination of analytical skills and social sciences knowledge.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,800per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 86 8

    10th out of 45 3

    28th out of 105 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    107 52%

    55th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    46th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    56th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    111 58%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    3rd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    24th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 58%

    61st

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    20th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    76th

    6

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