Social Policy

Social Policy

Social Policy, or Public Policy is a study which looks at various areas of policy, usually within a governmental or political setting. It looks at everything from the welfare state to social services.

Social Policy as an academic subject is a study of theory rather than of current policies – that is more the realm of a politics degree. It draws on Economics, Sociology, Psychology and Philosophy.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BSc/BA
Environmental Policy
BA
Gender Studies
BA/BSc
Global Affairs
BA/BSc
Global Challenges
BASc
Global Sustainable Development
BA/BSc
Globalisation
BA/BSc
Government
BA/BSc
Public Management
BA/BSc
Public Policy
BA
Sexuality Studies
BA
Social Change
BA/BSc
Social Policy
BA/BSc
Social Sciences
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Useful Skills

Analytical
Attention to Detail
Data Manipulation
Empathy
ICT
Leadership
Note Taking
Organisation
Problem Solving
Research
Staying Motivated / Working Hard
Staying Positive (Resilience)
Teamwork
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Universities Offering Degrees within Accounting and Finance

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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
College of Wooster
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Undergraduate Only Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Sciences Po
France
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
https://www.sciencespo.fr/en/education/education-glance
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Loughborough University
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
A comprehensive university offering Bachelors, Masters & research degrees across a range of subjects
Selective (25-50% admitted) - We look for students with high academic achievement, motivation & passion for their chosen subject
Duke Kunshan University (DKU)
China with a semester in the United States
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Unique, new mutli-disciplinary model that results in both a Duke (US) degree and DKU (China) degree.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Bard College Berlin
Germany
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The Netherlands
City Campus, City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Southampton
UK, Malaysia
City Campus, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We are a research focused institution offering single subject degrees, joint honours, integrated degrees as well as Liberal Arts and Science.
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
The University of Sheffield
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Researched Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Cambridge
UK
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - Generally 7,7,6 at HL and may be subject specific
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Jacobs University
Germany
City Island Campus
Researched Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single or Joint honours focus (but with some flexibility in pathways, and opportunities to undertake electives in different disciplines).
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Rutgers University
USA
Urban City, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a large, state, research university. Our offerings include liberal arts and professional schools such as Business, Engineering, Performing and Visual Arts, Pharmacy, etc.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Toronto
Canada
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
UofT is a leading comprehensive research institution where students can mix & match programs areas.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted). The majority of our programs want low to mid 30's, competitive areas STEM/BUS high 30s+
University of Leeds
UK
City Island Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We offer a wide variety of single honours and interdisciplinary programmes
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Pittsburgh
USA
City
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Pitt is a public, research 1 institution.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Pitt has rolling admissions meaning the earlier you apply the better your chance of acceptance.
University of Birmingham
UK, UAE
City Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
We are a Russell Group university which hosts outstanding teaching and learning on campus.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Sussex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single and Joint Honours but a new Liberal Arts degree and keenly promote an interdisciplinary approach encouraging students to take subjects outside of their own where possible.
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
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