Courses in the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences

Find out what courses are available within the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences.


The School of Applied Social and Policy Studies has an established reputation of high quality teaching and research.

In this section

Undergraduate Courses

Our courses are studied on a full time basis at our Jordanstown and Magee campuses. They include Community Youth Work, Social Work, and Sociology. At Ulster we offer combined degrees, so Sociology can be studied alongside Criminology.


BSc (Hons)
Community Development - View the Community Development course page

Supporting organic intellectuals to develop professional community development practice in order to transform communities.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Community Development - View the Community Development course page

Supporting organic intellectuals to develop professional community development practice in order to transform communities.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

Certificate
Community Youth Studies - View the Community Youth Studies course page

A one year pre-voational introduction to Community Youth Studies

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Magee campus

Certificate
Community Youth Studies - View the Community Youth Studies course page

A one year pre-vocational introduction to Community Youth Studies

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

BSc (Hons)
Community Youth Work - View the Community Youth Work course page

Embark on a professional career working with young people in the community.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Community Youth Work - View the Community Youth Work course page

Embark on a professional career working with young people in the community.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Community Youth Work - View the Community Youth Work course page

A professional career working with young people in the community.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L521

BSc (Hons)
Criminology and Criminal Justice - View the Criminology and Criminal Justice course page

Criminology and Criminal Justice addresses crime, deviance and its control through an applied, interesting and intellectually challenging curriculum.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Criminology and Criminal Justice - View the Criminology and Criminal Justice course page

Criminology and criminal justice addresses crime, deviance and its control through an applied, interesting and intellectually challenging curriculum.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: M931

BSc (Hons)
Health and Social Care Policy - View the Health and Social Care Policy course page

Health and Social Care Policy focuses on policy issues facing our society such as providing and financing healthcare, health inequalities and ageing.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Health and Social Care Policy - View the Health and Social Care Policy course page

Health and Social Care Policy focuses on policy issues facing our society such as providing and financing healthcare, health inequalities and ageing.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Health and Social Care Policy - View the Health and Social Care Policy course page

Health and Social Care Policy focuses on policy issues facing our society such as providing and financing healthcare, health inequalities and ageing.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L510

BSc (Hons)
Politics - View the Politics course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Politics - View the Politics course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L200

BSc (Hons)
Politics - View the Politics course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Politics with Criminology - View the Politics with Criminology course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Politics with Criminology - View the Politics with Criminology course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Politics with Criminology - View the Politics with Criminology course page

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L2M9

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and wealth distribution.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and wealth distribution.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and wealth distribution.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L401

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy with Criminology - View the Social Policy with Criminology course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and criminal justice.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy with Criminology - View the Social Policy with Criminology course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and criminal justice.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy with Criminology - View the Social Policy with Criminology course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and criminal justice.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L4M9

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy with Sociology - View the Social Policy with Sociology course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and sociological concepts and debates.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Social Policy with Sociology - View the Social Policy with Sociology course page

This course addresses key questions around human need, welfare, inequality and sociological concepts and debates.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L4LH

BSc (Hons)
Social Work (2 year accelerated route for relevant graduates) - View the Social Work (2 year accelerated route for relevant graduates) course page

This Course provides relevant graduates with the knowledge, skills and values to practice as a professional Social Worker across a range of settings.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

UCAS code: L501

BSc (Hons)
Social Work (3 year full-time course) - View the Social Work (3 year full-time course) course page

To provide students with a high quality learning experience to acquire the knowledge, skills and values to obtain gainful employment in social work.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

UCAS code: L500

BSc (Hons)
Sociology - View the Sociology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology - View the Sociology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology - View the Sociology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, regularly achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L300

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Criminology - View the Sociology with Criminology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Criminology - View the Sociology with Criminology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Criminology - View the Sociology with Criminology course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L3M9

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Politics - View the Sociology with Politics course page

Sociology has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Politics - View the Sociology with Politics course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

BSc (Hons)
Sociology with Politics - View the Sociology with Politics course page

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.

Full-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

UCAS code: L3LF

Postgraduate Courses

We offer two postgraduate courses that are studied part-time at our Jordanstown campus, our courses are Community Youth Work and Restorative Practices.

PgDip/MSc
Community Youth Work - View the Community Youth Work course page

The overall aim is to produce qualified Community Youth Workers to undertake key roles to the required professional standard.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Magee campus

PgDip/MSc
Community Youth Work - View the Community Youth Work course page

The overall aim is to produce qualified Community Youth Workers to undertake key roles to the required professional standard.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

MSc
Peace and Conflict Studies - View the Peace and Conflict Studies course page

The course offers unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Peace and Conflict Studies - View the Peace and Conflict Studies course page

The course offers unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Peace and Conflict Studies - View the Peace and Conflict Studies course page

The course offers a unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Peace and Conflict Studies - View the Peace and Conflict Studies course page

The course offers a unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

MPA
Public Administration - View the Public Administration course page

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MPA
Public Administration - View the Public Administration course page

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

MPA
Public Administration - View the Public Administration course page

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MPA
Public Administration - View the Public Administration course page

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

MSc
Social Policy - View the Social Policy course page

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus