Social policy examines the ways in which societies distribute resources and develop services. Studying Spanish with us will give you the chance to become a fluent linguist and, with our year abroad programme, an opportunity to experience living, working and studying in another country. Why Social Policy at Strathclyde? Learn about the social and economic challenges facing both Scotland and the UK. Address some of the major questions of our time, such as how social policy should adapt to a changing global, digital, connected and information-rich world. Gain insight into how different societies organise their resources to meet individual and social needs. Undertake an extended investigation into a topic of your own choosing for your Honours dissertation. Your Career Employment destinations for social policy graduates include local and national government policy development, regional and urban development, children’s services, health and social welfare, and protective services.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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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.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||University of Strathclyde|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBB - ABB||GCSE English Language 6/B or Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 4/C|
|Scottish Higher||AAAA||Higher English, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 B, or equivalent|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||Maths SL5|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||HNC Social Sciences: A in Graded Unit; Maths National 5 B, or equivalent|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.