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Course summary

Social Policy and Social Research is a rigorous and versatile subject area which will provide knowledge of data analysis skills, primary and secondary research techniques and the key areas of social policy: health, housing, social security, criminal justice and education. It offers a thorough grounding in the research skills and data analysis techniques which are sought after by public, third and private sector employers in policy fields, consultancy and business analysis. In its specific focus on policy and research this new award speaks to the particular challenges confronting policymakers and professionals as they grapple with fast-changing social issues. You will develop a sound training in subject specific skills, knowledge and professional values and practice, together with the skills required for lifelong learning so you will be well prepared for continuing development in your chosen career. There is an emphasis on the applied nature of social policy and social research that will help you thrive in a range of professional roles and make a change in your community locally, nationally or internationally.

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Luton Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants with other qualifications and/or work experience will be considered. If you would like to check that your qualifications will be accepted please contact the university.

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Social Policy and Social Research (with Foundation Year) at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS