Staffordshire University

Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice Staffordshire University Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

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This degree is perfect for those interested in social justice and a desire to work in areas such as politics, the advice sector, voluntary and charity sectors, housing or education.

Developed alongside experienced professionals, this degree will equip you to join the expanding advice and voluntary sectors.

The on-campus course is delivered by blended learning and combines face-to-face and online learning to bring a flexible approach to study. The entire degree can also be studied by distance learning.

Whichever route you choose, you will be taught by lecturers with extensive experience and strong links to the Social Welfare Law sector.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:

BA (Hons) Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice

Work placements
If you choose to complete one of our sandwich courses with a work placement between the second and final years of the course, our placement staff will work with you to identify a suitable location for your work placement. Please also note that you are responsible for any costs incurred in travelling to and from your work placement, and for any accommodation costs.

Course details


Year 1 (Core): Context of Advice Services, Legal Theory and Practice, Welfare Benefits and Money Advice, Housing Rights, Consumer Protection 

Year 2 (Core): Communication Skills, Social Welfare and Community Care, Reflection on Experience, Specific Option, Specific/General Option

Year 3 (Core): Dissertation and Research, Equality and Diversity, Modern Social Policy, Specific Option, Specific/General Option

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code LL4M
Institution code S72
Campus name Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,100 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Staffordshire University
College Road
Stoke on Trent

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