University of Glasgow
Latin/Social & Public Policy MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Social Policy

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Social Policy at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £19500 £26500
25-75 percentile range £21000 - £27500 £15500 - £27500 £24000 - £31000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Social Policy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24561 £22586 £26837
25-75 percentile range £20919 - £28429 £17629 - £28730 £20610 - £35270

Course Description

Latin involves the study of the Latin language and literature, and Roman civilisation. You will have the opportunity to visit archaeological sites and museums in Italy as part of your programme. Social and Public Policy focuses on finding ways to address global and societal challenges such as poverty and inequality, housing, health, technology, and sustainability. The programme applies ideas from political science, sociology and economics to understand how governments shape their responses to address people’s needs, welfare and wellbeing. The Social & Public Policy Teaching Team was awarded the prestigious Social Policy Association/Policy Press Outstanding Teaching Award 2020, in recognition of UofG’s excellence and innovation in teaching in social policy in the UK (SPA 2020). Social Policy at Glasgow was ranked joint top in the UK for student satisfaction in the NSS 2019. You’ll have the valuable opportunity of a work placement with a voluntary or public sector organisation.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Latin/Social & Public Policy MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

30% Business and public service associate professionals
25% Skilled trades occupations
20% Process, plant and machine operatives
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5%
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Design occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Social Policy


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Latin/Social & Public Policy, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Business

    • #5 
    • #151 
    Public Administration
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #2 
    • #123 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

See all 35 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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