Social Policy & Sociology

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Social Policy & Sociology
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code LL43
Course Type UCAS
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor at UK Level 6  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Application Date

Expand+The deadline for undergraduate and conservatoire is now 18:00 (UK time) on 29 January 2021

See this link for further information: https://www.ucas.com/corporate/news-and-key-documents/news/ucas-extends-january-deadline-all-applicants

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Duration 3 years.

Contact Teaching Times
Large Group Teaching
6 (hours maximum)
hours of lectures

Personal Study
24 (hours maximum)
22–24 hours studying and revising in your own time each week, including some guided study using handouts, online activities, etc

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
2 (hours maximum)
hours of tutorials (or later, project supervision) each week
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Entry Requirements

Expand+Entrance requirements
A level requirements
BBB

Irish leaving certificate requirements
H3H3H3H3H4H4/H3H3H3H3H3

Access Course
Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 65%.

International Baccalaureate Diploma
32 points ove...

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Expand+Learning and Teaching
At Queen’s, we aim to deliver a high quality learning environment that embeds intellectual curiosity, innovation and best practice in learning, teaching and student support to enable students to achieve their full academic po...

Course Content

Expand+Overview
Social Policy students learn how to tackle major policy problems. They do this by applying core concepts from social science to intractable social problems such as gender inequality, eldercare, children's rights and climate change. As an ap...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Stage 1
Core Modules
- Introducing Social Policy
- Rethinking Society
- Themes and Issues in Social Policy
- Digital Society
- The Sociological Imagination

Stage 1
Optional Modules
- Introducing Criminology
- Visualising the Social Wo...

Assessment Method The way in which students are assessed will vary according to the learning objectives of each module. Some modules are assessed solely through project work or written assignments. Others are assessed through a combination of coursework and end of semester examinations. Details of how each module is assessed are shown in the Student Handbook which is provided to all students during their first year induction.
Careers or Further Progression

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Introduction
Social Policy and Sociology graduates are ideally placed for work in a range of occupations, including the civil service, public services, policy analysis, media, research, teaching, business, the voluntary sector, com...

Further Enquiries Admissions
Tel: 028 9097 3838
Fax: 028 9097 5151
Email address: admissions@qub.ac.uk
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