Politics and Social Policy BA

This degree combines social policy and politics, allowing you to examine the complexity of society and learn about the social, cultural and political processes that shape our day-to-day lives. As a Politics and Social Policy student you will gain expertise in analysis, research, critical thinking and more as you develop an understanding of key topics.

In addition to areas such as formations of modernity, comparative politics and key debates in social policy, you'll study the organisation and structure of society and consider the changing nature of human action, as well as the political theories that underpin our political systems and the social forces that shape political life. Using examples from around the world, you'll gain a firm grounding in the institutions and practices of modern political systems while exploring social values and the impact of social divisions.

We offer a wide range of optional modules, enabling you to develop your interests in specialist areas such as the sociology of gender, security studies, disability and development or global terrorism and violence. Throughout the course, you'll gain a diverse set of skills that will be valuable to you as a citizen, as well as for your future career plans./p>

BA Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
LL42 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

A-level: AAB

We don't ask for specific A-level subjects however, in general you should be in the process of studying social science, arts and humanities subjects for A-level. See our accepted A-level subjects document to see which subjects we accept.

When an applicant is taking the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) this can be considered alongside A-levels and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A-levels, this would be ABB at A-level and grade A in the EPQ.

GCSE: grade 4/C or above in Mathematics.

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