Undergraduate BA (Hons)

Social Policy

Examine the causes of social problems and how societies attempt to solve them. You’ll understand the policy making process and how it impacts everyday lives.

Social Policy

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    L401
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    3 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

Examine the causes of social problems and how societies attempt to solve them.

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Understand the policy -making process and how it impacts everyday lives
  • Look at why social problems persist, and explore what more can be done to address them
  • Have the opportunity to explore the welfare state, the impact of globalisation, social inequalities, the complexities of making successful policies, and social and economic justice
  • Have a choice of optional modules and a dissertation in your second and third years, which you can tailor to your interests

With our range of events and guest speakers, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in a rich learning environment that will prepare you for the career you choose.

Our careers advisors will be on hand to offer guidance and to help you recognise and sharpen your employability skills. This course will develop your transferable skills in team working, time management and written and oral communications.

We value student support extremely highly. You’ll be allocated an academic advisor in your first week at university who you can contact to discuss any issue.

Why study Social Policy at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Study abroad option
  2. Guest speakers - including the annual Politics and International Relations Festival
  3. Expert careers service
  4. Part-time study available

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