Do you want to understand and influence social policy? Then this is the programme for you.
Studying Social Policy involves examining everyday problems and popular debate, in order to understand better why social problems arise and to investigate and evaluate different ways of responding to such problems.
Degree available in TaurangaBachelor of Social Sciences
Social Policy can also be taken as a second major or supporting subject within most degrees
PapersHDCO100 Human Development
SOCP102 Introduction to Social Policy
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology
200 Level and Beyond
200 and 300 level papers examine the policy process, specific policy issues, NZ policy debates, social wellbeing, criminology, employment relations, gender in the workplace and policy and modern democracies.
Read more about studying Social Policy at the University of Waikato's Hamilton campus.