Education is an interesting field of study in its own right. You will learn about formal and informal education in relation to political and social issues. Opportunity to put theory into practice in a community placement and enhance your employability. Develop your knowledge and understanding of the education systems of Scotland and beyond. Learn about education in relation to political and social issues. Experience research-informed, evidence-based teaching by internationally-recognised professionals. Opportunity to progress to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in Primary or Secondary teaching. Social policy examines the ways in which societies distribute resources and develop services. Learn about the social and economic challenges facing both Scotland and the UK. Address some of the major questions of our time, such as how social policy should adapt to a changing global, digital, connected and information-rich world. Gain insight into how different societies organise their resources to meet individual and social needs. Undertake an extended investigation into a topic of your own choosing for your Honours dissertation.