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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Social policy provides an exciting opportunity to critically analyse contemporary social issues related to human wellbeing, inequality, disadvantage and crime. You will explore real-world challenges in a global context, drawing on social, political, public policy and economic theories.Our BSc Social Policy course is one of the longest-running social policy degrees in the country and it consistently scores high in University subject rankings.The first year introduces key concepts and ideologies and familiarises you with theoretical, comparative and historical analyses. It also develops your research skills as a social scientist.Years two and three allow you to explore your interests in greater depth through a range of optional units which focus on contemporary, real-world political and social issues. Students may also choose a work placement option in the second year.The final-year dissertation is an opportunity to choose a topic for in-depth investigation and independent work.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

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A level : BBB - AAB

Standard offer: AABContextual offer: BBB Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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University information

University of Bristol

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TH, England

Bristol is one of the UK’s leading research universities, with a curriculum informed by the latest research and degrees taught by expert academics.
Around a quarter of Bristol students are international, with students from over 150 countries helping to create a friendly and diverse community.
The Careers Service offers advice, events and resources for international students during their studies and for up to three years after graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 71 2

    13th out of 45 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    154 77%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    6th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    49th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    145 76%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    38th

    6

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