What can I do with a degree in .... Social Policy?

 

WHAT DO SOCIAL POLICY GRADUATES DO?

Here is some careers information relating to what Social Policy graduates can do after they graduate. The leaflet "Your Degree in Social Policy... What Next?" available from the Careers and Employability Service (CES) should be read in conjunction with the information contained here. The statistics that follow come from the University of Kent's  Destination Survey which shows student activity six months after graduation.

At the University of Kent, Social Policy can be studied with a variety of other subjects. The destination statistics below reflect all types of combinations available.

SOCIAL POLICY: KENT GRADUATES

The latest destinations for all subjects including undergraduates and postgraduates at Kent can be found at www.kent.ac.uk/careers/fdrbases/destinations.htm

OCCUPATIONS OF SOCIAL POLICY GRADUATES

Here are the occupational groups in which Social Policy graduates gain their first employment.

EMPLOYERS OF UK SOCIAL POLICY GRADUATES

These are the first employers of Social Policy graduates.

 

JOBS WHERE A SOCIAL POLICY DEGREE MAY BE USEFUL

Here are some examples of jobs where a Social Policy degree may be useful. You can research more information about these occupations by looking in the Occupational files of the careers library at the CAS or by visiting the Prospect website at www.prospects.ac.uk

 

You can find a list of all the main jobs open to graduates of any subject by clicking here

SKILLS DEVELOPED STUDYING SOCIAL POLICY

 

Employment & Further Study of University of Kent Social Policy graduates

There follows a summary of the employment and further study which University of Kent Social Policy students (including combined courses)

SOCIAL POLICY 2009

Employment
Asda-Porter
Centre for Social Justice-Intern/Researcher
Chaucer Insurance-Claims Admin
Childline-Caller
Claremont High School-Teaching Assistant/Learning Mentor
Comet-Salesman
Debenhams-Admin.
 -Director
East Kent Hospitals Trust-Theatre Support Worker
Eurostar-Team Member
HSBC-IT PA
John McCaffrey Associates-Personal Assistant
Kent County Council-Teaching Assistant
Mann Countrywide-Junior Negotiator
Marhaba Lounge-Restaurant Owner/Manager
Medway Council-Trainee Duty Manager

Employment

MHR London-Recruitment Junior Consultant
NHS-HR Recruitment Officer
NHS-Receptionist
Opinion Research-Research Executive
Pitman Solicitors-Receptionist
Seetec-Employment Consultant
W. Kent Mediation KCC-Victim Liaison Officer

Study
Canterbury Christ Church-PGCE Primary (3-7 yrs)
University of Kent-M.A. in Sociology
University of Kent-M.Phil-R Sociology
University of Kent-MA-T Social Research Methods
University of Kent-MA-T Social Research Methods
University of Kent-MA-T  Criminology

 

SOCIAL POLICY LINKS - Useful Websites

 

Last fully updated 2014