What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
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. A level subjects that will not be considered in your application A level General Studies will not be considered. We may be unable to consider an A level in your own language (unless it is English or Welsh). Alternative A level offer ABB 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
AB in Advanced Highers plus AAABB in Scottish Highers.
If you are studying towards a Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma or a new specification BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF), please contact us for guidance.
35 points overall and 6, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
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Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Develop an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how governments and society address social welfare, social justice and individual wellbeing. Course aims: 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, economics, psychology and politics. In your final year, you will undertake a dissertation.
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