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. Economics studies how wealth is created and distributed and informs government policy on sustainable economic growth. Develop excellent analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly valued by employers. Gain the ability to explain complex data in simple terms to different audiences. Benefit from teaching by staff who have strong links with policy-makers in Scotland and with industry. Study in a department with consistently high NSS results. Through a real-world policy-oriented approach, learn how economic concepts are useful to understand and improve the world around us.