Develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how governments and society address social welfare, social justice and individual wellbeing. Course aims: 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, economics, psychology and politics. In your final year, you will undertake a dissertation.