Develop your knowledge of sociological theory and methods. Youâll combine this with an analytical focus on the history and advancement of social policy.
This course will appeal if you want to combine an interdisciplinary theoretical understanding of the social world with a rigorous analysis of policy responses to social problems.
You will examine theory and techniques from sociology alongside the analytical focus of social policy. Youâll explore areas such as health, welfare and poverty, race and discrimination, inequality and exclusion.
By the end of the degree youâll have an understanding of how social institutions develop and operate.
In the first year you will study social policy, sociology and research methods. Social policy units will enable you to conduct advanced analysis of specific policy areas. Sociology units will further your understanding of sociological theories. In the second year you will be able to choose to study the related disciplines of psychology and politics. In the final year you will write a dissertation and choose from optional units.
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Bath University - where, thanks to the name, some societies are called BRA, BUMS and BUST and being part of them is just as much of a laugh. It takes at most a 15 minute walk from one end of the campus to another, you'll pass the many things that the campus has to offer. The lake, the library, the coffee shop, the canteen, people singing and dancing, the post office, the shop, the bar.. you name it. The university came top for satisfaction in 2013 and the city is one of the safest places to be. If the uni doesn't have something the city will, and both are absolutely beautiful.
Good overall university with better than average teaching compared to other unis. All the things you expect a uni to offer is here. Poor nightlife but not you’ve got to make the most of what’s on offer. Small campus uni gives it a community feel.
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