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Welcome to the College of Human and Health Sciences

Hello, I am Professor Ceri Phillips, Head of the College of Human and Health Sciences, and I would like to welcome you to today's Undergraduate Virtual Open Day. We hope you enjoy finding out more of what we have to offer here at Swansea University and if you have any questions, please email

Introduction to Social Policy

What human beings need and how societies meet those needs is at the heart of social policy. Our outstanding, nationally recognised degree in Social Policy will introduce you to the key theories and debates underpinning this intriguing and continually-evolving area.

Our Social Policy degree programme has an enviable reputation, being ranked 9th in the UK for Social Policy courses (Guardian University Guide 2020) 13th in the UK (Times Good University Guide 2019) and top ten for teaching quality and student experience (NSS 2019).

Watch our Senior Lecturer, Gideon Calder talk all about our Social Policy course – from modules, to placements and assessments – we’re here to tell you everything you need to know.

Find out more about this course here.

What does our Social Policy student think of the course?

Here is one of our students talking to Senior Lecturer, Gideon Calder, about what it is like to study Social Policy at Swansea University.

Why study at Swansea University?

Alex, one of our students, tells us all about University life and what he loves most about studying at Swansea University.


Placement and Employability opportunities

If you want to know more about what placement and employability opportunities there are while studying here at Swansea University, Simeon Smith from Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) is here to help.