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BA Social Policy with Enterprise

Year 1

(Award available for year: Certificate)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques in Social Policy including the development and operation of the Welfare State;
- use basic generic and subject specific intellectual qualities i.e.
> be able to communicate the results of their work;
> present a structured and coherent simple argument in Social Policy;
> be able to interpret and evaluate the underlying concepts and principles of Social Policy;
- demonstrate an ability to evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches associated with the discipline of Social Policy;
- appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- demonstrate an awareness of the boundaries between Social Policy and other disciplines
- demonstrate an understanding of forms of entrepreneurship and enterprising activity in relation to - economic and societal outcomes on local and global levels.
demonstrate an understanding of relevant enterprise development processes

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment related to the subject area(s) studied;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the disciplines;
- work that covers a restricted area of the disciplines;
• demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies;
Forms of assessment will include, essays, examinations, both seen and unseen, presentations, group projects, computer exercises and reflective logs as appropriate to the level of study.


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