Our degrees are designed to allow you considerable flexibility, including the option to pursue specific themes and interests. You can choose from:
- BSc (Hons) Social Policy
- BSc (Hons) Social Sciences
- BSc (Hons) Sociology
- BSc (Hons) Sociology and Social Policy
Studying social and policy sciences at Bath gives you skills that open up a wide range of careers. Our students' success is reflected in our rankings:
- 1st for Graduate Prospects in Social Policy in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
- 1st for Graduate Prospects in Social Policy in the Complete University Guide 2023
- Joint 2nd for Graduate Prospects in Sociology in the Complete University Guide 2023
- 2nd for Graduate Prospects in Sociology in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
Take advantage of our established links and partnerships with a wide variety of organisations.
The placement year is a great opportunity to try different careers and improve your employability. Our dedicated placements team is there to help you every step of the way.Find out more about going on placement
Be part of a diverse community in a great location.
The University's campus is situated just on the edge of what is affectionately known as one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Bath is also the safest university town or city in England and Wales.
As a student, you could be living here, surrounded by beautiful Georgian buildings and Roman history. There is a thriving café culture with plenty of restaurants, a great range of shops, music venues, museums, and a huge number of festivals planned throughout the year.
Most of the key locations are in walking distance of the centre or if you want to travel further afield, there are easy transport links to Bristol or London.