Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Gain analytical skills to enhance your employability. Learn about the context in which we live today. Study some of the most important and interesting periods in both UK and world history. Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally-relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation. Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months. Access to internships and placements. 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.