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Develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how governments and societies address social welfare, social justice and individual wellbeing. In this course, you'll analyse the transformation of the welfare state and the creation of a more diverse system of welfare. This will enable you to relate these changes to societal, technological and economic changes in Britain and elsewhere. In the first year, you will study social policy, sociology and research methods. In social policy units, you will undertake advanced analysis of specific policy areas. In the second year, you'll be able to study the related disciplines of sociology, psychology and politics. In your final year, you will undertake a dissertation.
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How to apply
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If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||ABB||Desirable A level subjects Preference for at least one humanities subject such as: History, Religious Studies, Geography, Sociology, Politics, Government and Politics, Philosophy or Psychology. Alternative A level offer BBB plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||DDD in a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF), BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF) or Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma.|
|Access to HE Diploma||D: 30 credits M: 9 credits||Typical offer: Pass the Access to HE Diploma, with at least 30 credits achieved at Distinction and 9 credits achieved at Merit or above. This must include at least 9 credits achieved at Distinction in an essay-based subject.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AB||AB in Advanced Highers plus AABBB in Scottish Highers.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 points||35 points overall and 6, 5, 5 in three Higher Level subjects.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, M1, M1||Cambridge Pre-U alternative offer M1, M1, M1 plus one of the following: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives|
GCSE Mathematics grade C or 4 plus GCSE English grade C or 4. For further qualifications information and English Language equivalents, please see: go.bath.ac.uk/soc-sci
Fees and funding
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