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Courses in the School of Sociology and Applied Social Sciences

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

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.


2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Development

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Transformng communities: empowering people.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Studies

Certificate - Certificate

A one year pre-voational introduction to Community Youth Studies
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Work

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Embark on a professional career working with young people in the community.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Community Youth Work

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A professional career working with young people in the community.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Criminology and Criminal Justice addresses crime, deviance and its control through an applied, interesting and intellectually challenging curriculum.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Criminology & criminal justice addresses crime, deviance and its control through an applied, interesting & intellectually challenging curriculum.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Health and Social Care Policy

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Health and Social Care Policy focuses on policy issues facing our society such as providing and financing healthcare, health inequalities and ageing.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Health and Social Care Policy

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Health and Social Care Policy focuses on policy issues facing our society such as providing and financing healthcare, health inequalities and ageing.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.
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2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.
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2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Politics with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Politics with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

A dynamic subject essential to understanding people, power and policies in a changing world.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Restorative Practices

Certificate - Certificate

Equipping students to apply knowledge and skills to work restoratively in their communities, workplaces and wider lives.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Social Policy

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Students have rated our Social Policy courses at Ulster with 100% 'overall satisfaction'in the NSS three times! - in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Policy

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Students evaluated our Social Policy programmes with 100% 'overall satisfaction'in the UK Annual National Student Survey - 3 times: 2012, 2014, 2016.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Social Policy with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Students have rated our Social Policy programmes with 100% 'overall satisfaction' in the annual NSS 3 times! - in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Policy with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Students evaluated our Social Policy programmes with 100% 'overall satisfaction'in the UK Annual National Student Survey - 3 times: 2012, 2014, 2016.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Social Policy with Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Students rated our Social Policy courses with 100% 'overall satisfaction'in the annual NSS three times; in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Policy with Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Students evaluated our Social Policy programmes with 100% 'overall satisfaction'in the UK Annual National Student Survey - 3 times: 2012, 2014, 2016.
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2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Social Work (3 year full-time course)

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

To provide students with a high quality learning experience to acquire the knowledge, skills and values to obtain gainful employment in social work.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc Hons (Modular)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching & learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey.
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Criminology

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2017/18

Part-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

Sociology at Ulster has a record of excellence in teaching and learning, consistently achieving 100% satisfaction rates in the National Student Survey
2018/19

Full-time Undergraduate course Sociology with Politics

Bachelor of Science with Honours - BSc (Hons)

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

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.

2017/18

Full-time Postgraduate course Applied Peace and Conflict Studies

Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Science - PgDip/MSc

The course offers unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.
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2017/18

Part-time Postgraduate course Community Youth Work - Not recruiting for September 2017 entry.

Postgraduate Diploma/Master of Science - PgDip/MSc

Postgraduate Diploma/ Master's in Community Youth Work.
2017/18

Full-time Postgraduate course Public Administration

Master of Public Administration - MPA

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.
2017/18

Part-time Postgraduate course Public Administration

Master of Public Administration - MPA

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.
2017/18

Part-time Postgraduate course Restorative Practices

Master of Science - MSc

Equiping students to apply knowledge and skills to work restoratively in their communities, workplaces, and wider lives.