Loader
Course Image

BA in Childhood and Youth Studies and Social Policy (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , Childhood And Youth Studies

Course Description

Social Policy is about the study of welfare in its widest sense. It studies the variety of ways in which welfare can be provided, paid for and regulated, and compares the different approaches nation states take to the welfare of their citizens and others.

This course course allows you to study Social Policy as part of a joint honours degree (50% social policy, 50% Childhood Studies and Youth).

Social Policy is about the study of welfare in its widest sense. It studies the variety of ways in which welfare can be provided, paid for and regulated, and compares the different approaches nation states take to the welfare of their citizens and others. This course course allows you to study Social Policy as part of a joint honours degree (50% social policy, 50% Childhood Studies...

Read More

Course Content

The compulsory modules provide an introduction to the key concepts, historical background and contemporary issues relating to social policy, as well as an introduction to research skills.

Year 1

Core Modules:

  • Doing Social Research
  • Understanding Society
  • Health and Welfare Issues

Plus 60 credis in the other Joint Honours subject.

Years 2 and 3

Core modules provide a thorough grounding in key theoretical perspectives, comparative studies in social policy and research methodologies. You will also work independently (with supervision) on an extended piece of written work to be submitted as a dissertation.

Year 2

  • Poverty and Social Exclusion
  • Personal Social Services

The remaining credits will be made up between compulsory modules in your other subject and, in some cases, optional modules.

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Housing Policy
  • Issues in Housing
  • Mental Illness

The remaining credits will be made up between compulosry modules in your subject and, in some cases, optional modules.

The compulsory modules provide an introduction to the key concepts, historical background and contemporary issues relating to social policy, as well as an introduction to research skills. Year 1 Core Modules: Doing Social Research Understanding Society Health and Welfare Issues Plus 60 credis in the...

Read More

 

Entry Requirements

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually.

All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills.

As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students.

To study a degree, diploma or certificate course you’ll be asked for a minimum of UCAS Tariff points. For a fuller explanation of the UCAS Tariff Points, please see www.ucas.com

We also consider applications from mature students who can demonstrate the motivation and commitment to study a university programme. Each year we enrol a significant number of mature students. 

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually. All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills. As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students. To...

Read More