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Social Policy with Study Abroad BSc (Hons)

University of Bristol

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Social policy provides an exciting opportunity to critically analyse contemporary social issues related to human wellbeing, inequality, disadvantage and crime. This course takes an international and comparative perspective in many units, ensuring social policy is considered in its global context.Social Policy at Bristol is rated second in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2020.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. Year two develops conceptual frameworks further and deepens your understanding of research methods.After the first year you can explore your interests in greater depth through a range of optional units focusing on contemporary political and social issues.At the end of year two you will have the opportunity to study overseas at one of our partner institutions. You will be able to take units related to social policy or units from the broader social sciences, arts and humanities. Previously, students have studied a unit in Swedish and Swedes in Sweden and Mandarin at City University Hong Kong. Visit Global Opportunities (https://www.bristol.ac.uk/global-opportunities/) to find out more about where you can study abroad.You will return to Bristol for your fourth and final year.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 20,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC - ABB

Standard offer: ABBContextual offer: BBCPlease 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

    14th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 42 2

    29th out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 191
    147 76%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    32nd

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    139 80%

    14th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    17th

    50

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