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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 6 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Politics and Social Policy at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton

This wide-ranging and work-focused course provides an interdisciplinary study of Politics and Social Policy. Students will engage in debates around what we mean by a socially fair and just society, and the policies a government should pursue to achieve one. The degree will also help to explain important global phenomenon including recent events like the war on terror and the impact of the international economic crisis.

The degree will allow students to develop an understanding of contemporary social problems, such as poverty, inequalities in health, and underachievement in schools and the policies in place to address these issues. Alongside this students will investigate the institutions, processes and procedures through which interests are expressed, the theories we use in understanding political activity, and the factors motivating and legitimising it.

Teaching and learning is designed to support digital literacy. Students will acquire the skills necessary to gather evidence and apply theories to a range of social and political issues. Students are encouraged to share knowledge and be enterprising with their ideas. Global comparative perspectives are incorporated in the degree providing students with the opportunity to learn about society and politics in other countries.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study3 - 6 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course fees find out

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