Do you want to 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.
DegreesBachelor of Social Sciences
Social Policy can also be taken as a second major or supporting subject within most degrees
Papers offered in TaurangaHDCO100 Human Development
SOCP102 Introduction to Social Policy
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology
200 Level and Beyond
200 and 300 level papers examine deviance and crime, employment relations in New Zealand, labour market structures and policy, policy issues, population studies, social issues and social policy, workers' education and training.
Read more about studying Social Policy at the University of Waikato's Hamilton campus.