Social Policy and Economics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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Course info

UCAS CODE LL41
This popular joint degree programme provides a grounding in both Social Policy and Economics, two subjects which complement and enrich each other.**Social Policy**Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh will enable you to engage with confidence in many of the political debates of our time.We deal with a wide array of areas such as:* health* welfare* labour markets* education* family and childhoodWe discuss how policies affect our civic culture through studying political engagement and ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Social Policy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
75th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
11th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Economics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 94 = 6% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Economics graduate salary at this uni
£29,000
UK Economics graduate salary
£26,000

Social Policy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Economics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
99%
Economics
80%
Physics
22%
Further Mathematics
18%
Chemistry
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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