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BSc Social Policy - Top of the league tables

7 June 2018

Our BSc Social Policy degree continues to be the best in the UK, according to The Guardian league tables 2019

The Guardian league tables focus on the quality of teaching, student satisfaction and employability - issues which are vital to young people choosing where to study.

The guide ranks universities according to: spending per student; the student/staff ratio; graduate career prospects; what grades applicants need to get a place; a value-added score that compares students' entry qualifications with their final degree results; and how satisfied final-year students are with their courses, based on results from the annual National Student Survey (NSS).

In addition, this year The Guardian introduced a new continuation measurement based on whether students continue beyond their first year.

Bristol has been ranked the best in the country for three subjects: Social Policy and Administration; Engineering: General; and Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Overall the University featured in the top 10 for 15 subjects.

The University of Bristol has also been ranked 20th in The Guardian’s University Guide 2019 – a rise of seven places on last year.

Professor Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bristol, said: "It is great to see Bristol continue to rise up this and other national league tables.

"We know we still have plenty of work to do but these rankings demonstrate the strength of teaching at Bristol, which is testament to the hard work of our staff in creating an innovative and supportive learning environment that is on a par with the very best in the world.

“It is also pleasing to see our continued investment into our curriculum, staff:student student ratios, and physical and IT infrastructure reflected in this league table ranking.”

Further information

Our BSc Social Policy degree has consistently ranked in the top 3 of The Guardian league table for the last 12 years. For more information, on this and our other undergraduate degrees, which share optional units, visit our programme pages.

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