Social policy is the lively and engaging study of the way in which social issues and policies impact on the well-being of individuals, families and groups in society. This course has a national and an international dimension, covering key areas related to social welfare and social justice. It will provide you with knowledge and expertise, building a strong foundation for employment in many sectors and is an established and recognised gateway to further education and professions such as social work or teaching. Studying Social Policy provides you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge to make a difference in your future career. There is a hands-on, stimulating approach to learning, which uses and draws upon the vibrant local environment. We're very proud that Salford is the highest ranking university in the North West for Social Policy in the latest Guardian league tables.