Department of Social & Policy Sciences




Social & Policy Sciences

Dr John Troyer and students Oskar Butcher, Karina Delcheva and Monica Rodil Diaz share their experiences of the undergraduate courses in the department for Social & Policy Sciences.

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Our flexible Social & Policy Sciences courses are delivered over three years with the opportunity for you to take a professional placement year (during year three).

You can study these degree courses:

Social Work and Applied Social Studies

Dr Louise Brown summarises the BSc Social Work and Applied Social Studies course. Students Alison Walker and Alinka Gearon talk about their experiences.

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Our undergraduate BSc (Hons) Social Work and Applied Social Studies course will teach you all the relevant skills to become a social worker, enabling you to then work in a wide range of health or social care settings.

BSc (Hons) International Development with Economics

The BSc (Hons) International Development with Economics provides an academic foundation for a career in a range of fields such as governmental and international agencies; non-governmental organisations; development consultancy; international business, especially in emerging markets.

Further information

The undergraduate study site contains further information about:

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Applications for undergraduate study must be made via UCAS.

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Exchange and visiting students

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