Join a department leading the way in the fight for social reform.
Develop an understanding of disciplines across the social sciences and learn how governments and other organisations make decisions that affect our daily lives.
Our work combines the theoretical study of social issues and how they affect society with a practical focus on developing the policy advisers and change makers of tomorrow. Learn from experienced academics who bring their real-world experiences into the classroom, and researchers analysing some of today’s biggest social issues including child welfare, health and social care, mental health, housing policy and crime.
5th in the UK and 22nd in the world for Social Policy and Administration
QS World University Rankings by subject 2021
89% of our Social Policy leavers were in employment and/or further study 15 months after their course
Graduate Outcomes 2017/18 (HESA)