In a world overflowing with text – from blogs and emails to novels and plays – the study of literature and language has never been more relevant and important. Work with staff who are world-leading researchers and prize-winning novelists and poets. Cultivate employable skills in written and verbal communication, analysis of complex cultural ideas, and creative thinking. Learn about texts from all genres across a wide range of literary periods, from the Renaissance to the 21st Century. Benefit from our fresh, contemporary approaches to the study of literature, language, and theory. 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.