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Course summary

Politics is the study of the way power and influence are distributed within society and how this affects decision making within and among countries and states. You will study a wide variety of topics within the discipline of politics including courses in international relations, political theory and British politics. You will have the opportunity to take part in our growing study abroad programme. Social & Public Policy focuses on finding ways to address global and societal challenges such as poverty and inequality, housing, health, technology, and sustainability. The programme applies ideas from political science, sociology and economics to understand how governments shape their responses to address people’s needs, welfare and wellbeing. The Social & Public Policy Teaching Team was awarded the prestigious Social Policy Association/Policy Press Outstanding Teaching Award 2020, in recognition of UofG’s excellence and innovation in teaching in social policy in the UK (SPA 2020). Social Policy at Glasgow was ranked joint top in the UK for student satisfaction in the NSS 2019. You’ll have the valuable opportunity of a work placement with a voluntary or public sector organisation.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
LL42
Institution code:
G28
Campus name:
Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants to joint degrees must meet the entry requirements of both subjects.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.gla.ac.uk/undergraduate/degrees/politics/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
No data
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please refer to the fees information listed on our website - https://www.gla.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees/
Politics/Social & Public Policy (SocSci) at University of Glasgow - UCAS