201–250 th
World University Rankings 2021
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Social Policy - University of Bath

**Develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how governments and societies address social welfare, social justice and individual wellbeing.** In this course, you’ll analyse the transformation of the welfare state and the creation of a more diverse system of welfare. This will enable you to relate these changes to societal, technological and economic changes in Britain and elsewhere. In the first year, you will study social policy, sociology and research methods. In social policy units, you will undertake advanced analysis of specific policy areas. In the second year, you’ll be able to study the related disciplines of sociology, psychology, international development and politics. In your final year, you will undertake a dissertation. **Teaching** You’ll learn from academics with expertise across the social sciences. Their international collaborations and research activities feed into undergraduate teaching and contribute to your learning experience. Our researchers have specialisms in: children and families health international development justice and rights migration policy design and analysis poverty violence and crime **Careers** Those who study our social sciences degrees have excellent career options. Our graduates have worked as social and policy researchers, civil servants, international consultants, journalists, accountants and in a variety of government, charity sector and business-related roles. Our recent graduates have gone on to work for: Amazon Guide Dogs Parliamentary Research Service Goldman Sachs BBC Worldwide

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom