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Social Policy and Social Change BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    16-SEP-23

  • 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

25 January

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

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

A range of scholarships for international students, including GREAT Scholarships for students from China, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Kenya and Thailand.
Kent offers globally recognised degrees, and has a diverse student community representing over 159 nationalities.
Kent provides excellent support for international students, including English language training and academic study support.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 84 8

    23rd out of 49 13

    32nd out of 105 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    111 53%

    50th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    39th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    45th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    120 59%

    23rd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    21st

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    21st

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    116 54%

    56th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56.0 56%

    37th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    68th

    8

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