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BA (Hons) Geography and Social Policy

Liverpool Hope University
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Course UCAS code: FL44
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **Geography** Geography is about exploring, encountering and engaging with the world around us. It is a dynamic and exciting subject to study. It looks at how the physical world works; how people interact both with each other and with the physical world; how landscapes (both physical and human) evolve; and the ways in which the environment needs to be conserved and managed. Geography covers many different perspectives and brings them together to create a distinctive way of understanding the world. Whether your interests are more towards physical, environmental or human geography, our degree offers you the chance to **develop an integrated, enriched understanding of what is taking place on our planet**.Studying Geography means you will look at a **wide range of different topics** and learn a broad range of skills. For this reason, a **Geography degree is one of the most valued subjects among potential employers**. An enthusiastic and friendly team of geographers and environmentalists with wide research interests teach Geography at Hope. You will find that Liverpool is a great place to study Geography, being an excellent case study of economic, environmental and social regeneration, and having surroundings that include stunning upland and coastal landscapes. **Social Policy** Social Policy explores the ways in which welfare provision is delivered in society, exploring who is eligible for support and who provides it. Our Social Policy degree is **multidisciplinary in its approach** and draws on ideas from sociology, economics, politics and geography. It explores a number of issues, including ill health and wellbeing, child welfare, unemployment, anti-social behaviour, educational opportunity, disability, homelessness, lone parents, mental health, globalisation, crime and immigration. Studying Social Policy at Liverpool Hope University allows you to explore the answers to questions such as should the state be the main provider of welfare and what roles should the private profit making or voluntary sectors have? How should scarce resources be allocated in society? How can we understand different approaches to welfare delivery across different historical periods in British society? Why do women and minority ethnic groups experience greater levels of disadvantage? The degree draws on an **experienced team of lecturers who are published in the field of social policy/social welfare** and are experts in particular fields of the discipline. The **Department is also a member of the national network of Social Policy** course providers and benefits from engagement with national subject debates. There are a number of fieldtrips to enhance your learning, and we also have annual research days where leading academics, civil servants and politicians come to talk about various social problems and social issues.
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Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.
Assessment Methods:
Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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iverpool is such a great city! Every Saturday is a big party, and there’s loads of other interesting things to do that aren’t clubbing. The LIMF, Africa Oye and Brazilica are highlights of the year, three amazing festivals with sensational music, food, and parties, and if you can get into Berry & Rye, you’ll have the best cocktails ever.

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External Relations:
Tel. 0151 291 3111
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Department of Geography and Environmental Science:
Tel. 0151 291 2168
Email. [email protected]

School of Social Sciences:
Tel. 0151 291 3383
Email. [email protected]

External Relations:
Tel. 0151 291 3111
Email. [email protected]

Department of Geography and Environmental Science:
Tel. 0151 291 2168
Email. [email protected]

School of Social Sciences:
Tel. 0151 291 3383
Email. [email protected]

 
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