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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 12800 per year

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About Social Policy at University of Lincoln

This degree aims to explore how social problems arise, how governments react and the impact this has on society. Students can learn the skills necessary to analyse critically the efficacy and fairness of policies and explore public and media responses.

Social Policy draws on a range of social science disciplines, including sociology, politics, philosophy, economics, geography and law. Students can use these approaches to examine welfare, poverty, social exclusion and inequality, tackling difficult and often controversial topics, including current issues in the news.

Teaching is informed by the research expertise of academic staff from the School of Social & Political Sciences, who contribute regularly to national policy debates.

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Entry requirements

GCE Advanced Levels: CCC

International Baccalaureate: 27 points overall

BTEC Extended Diploma: Merit, Merit, Merit

Access to Higher Education Diploma: A minimum of 45 level 3 credits at merit or above will be required.

Applicants will also be required to have at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (or the equivalent), including English.

Applications are welcomed from mature students who are studying We will also consider applicants with extensive relevant work experience.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

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