What can I do with my degree in Social Policy?
A Social Policy degree may be useful in the following career areas:
The work of a paralegal can vary immensely depending on the firm but essentially a paralegal is a person trained in legal matters but not fully qualified as a lawyer.
Job profile of a paralegal from the Prospects website
Housing Officers work for local authorities or housing associations to manage rented accommodation including solving problems raised by tenants, organising maintenance, allocating properties and dealing with payment issues. Housing Policy Officers develop policies for local authorities or housing associations.
Job profile of a Housing Manager/Officer from the Prospects website
Job profile of a Housing Adviser from the TARGET Jobs website
Job profile of a Housing Policy Officer from the National Careers Service website
Police officers work in communities to prevent crime and ensure good quality of life for all citizens.
Job profile of a police officer from the Prospects website
Youth workers engage with young people in a variety of settings to give support and guidance, generally to those between the ages of 11 and 25
Job profile of a youth worker from the Prospects website
Job description of a youth worker from Target Jobs website
Data analysts collect data and use it to help organisations to make business decisions.
Job profile of a data analyst from the Prospects website
Job description of a data analyst from Target Jobs website
International Aid/Development worker
International aid/development workers work around the world providing practical help and assistance on a variety of issues. Roles may be field or office based. You may be responding to a crisis or working on development policy.
Job profile of an International Aid/Development worker from the Prospects website
You may be interested in graduate roles outside of Social Policy. There are many employers who are looking for graduates with good degrees but that don’t have a preference for the subject studied. To explore different career options see:
- Path to Employment
- I Want To Work In
- Information on types of jobs from Prospects
- Information on career sectors from TARGETjobs