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TOP UK universities for Social Policy 2021


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TOP UK universities for Social Policy 2021

The ranking of the best universities in Britain for studying social policy was compiled by the prestigious agency QS University Rankings, which is developed taking into account quantitative and qualitative indicators.

You can study social policy in Britain on undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Some universities offer short-term courses for professionals who want to improve their qualifications. The duration of bachelor's courses is 3 years, the cost of training is about 18 thousand pounds.

As part of the training, students adopt the experience of industry experts and learn the latest theories in the field of social policy. In the first year, students study a wide range of disciplines and receive a fundamental education. In the 2nd year, they already have more choice in the study of priority areas.

Popular specializations:

  • globalization, human rights
  • future of the state
  • migration
  • equality
  • justice.

Students will have a diversified education: lectures, seminars, master classes and participation in the student community.

Rank Institution Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Research Quality Research Intensity Graduate Prospects Overall Score
1 Strathclyde 193 4.31 2.94 0.71   100
2 London School of Economics 164 3.69 3.67 0.94 85 98.7
3 Birmingham 148 3.85 2.95 0.99 85 96.3
4 Bath 137 3.88 3.23 0.76 90 96.2
5 University College London 162 3.78 3.15 1   96
6 Glasgow 176 4.29 3.2 0.79 60 95.9
7 Bristol 147 3.79 3.16 0.92 80 95.5
8 Loughborough 143 4.23 2.96 0.95 75 95.3
9 Nottingham 138 4.04 3.13 0.83 80 95.1
10 Leeds 148 4.03 3.12 0.96 70 94.7
11 Edinburgh 187 3.61 3.19 0.99 55 94.6
12 York 132 4.01 3.39 0.73 75 94
13 Kent 120 4.1 3.37 0.94 70 93
14 Swansea 126 4.31 3.07 0.47 75 92.9
15 Aston 130 3.77 3.08 0.86 75 92.8
16 Sheffield   3.77 3.04 0.61 75 92.4
17 Salford 124 4.26 2.65 1 65 91.6
18 Liverpool Hope 122 4.05 2.13 0.48 85 91.3
19 Queen's, Belfast 128 3.91 2.59 0.95 70 91.3
20 Bangor 103 4.37 3.13 0.75 70 91.3
21 Stirling   3.76 3.01 0.8 65 90.8
22 Keele   4.08 2.86 0.73 60 90.2
23 Cardiff 130 3.59 3.22 0.58 65 90.1
24 Central Lancashire 122 3.95 2.58 0.5 65 88.8
25 Edge Hill 131 4.14 2.03 0.38   88.1
26 South Wales 100 4.19 2.86 0.38   87.3
27 West of Scotland 3.97 2.23 0.67 55 86.5
28 Coventry 88 4.29 2.01 0.53 70 86.5
29 Middlesex 117 3.8 2.58 0.55 55 86.4
30 Lincoln 100 4 2.45 0.32 65 86.2
31 Chester 123 4.31 1.25 0.25 60 85.4
32 Staffordshire 108 4.13     70 85.2
33 London Metropolitan 88 3.76 2.82 0.25 65 85.1
34 Leeds Trinity 110 4.29     65 85
35 Ulster 113 4.13 2.94 0.96 30 84.9
36 University of Wales Trinity Saint David 148 3.84     50 84.5
37 Wolverhampton 106 4.39     55 83.3
38 Plymouth 4.02 2.77 0.5 35 83.3
39 Bedfordshire 83 3.78 3.05 0.36 45 82.3
40 Brighton 105 3.96 2.6 0.42 35 82.2
41 Northampton 115 3.98     50 82
42 Anglia Ruskin 90 3.19 2.16 0.39 60 81.6
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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