A London Metropolitan University course
Year 11+ students
Poverty, youth gangs, homelessness and migration are just a few of the social problems that we face today. This stimulating course will help you understand these issues beyond the sensationalist headlines we often see. The course will also help to develop your social and policy research skills which are desirable for public and private sector organisations including working for local and national government, community organisations, charities and social care organisations. Finally, this short course will give you a unique insight into what it would be like to study Sociology and Social Policy at university.
This session will define the concept of social problems distinguishing them from economic, psychological and political problems.
This session will define the notion of homelessness. It illustrates how it affects many more people than is often understood.
This session engages with a former gang member and provides first-hand insight into what it really means being in a youth gang.
This session looks at the contribution and positive impact that migrants have made to the UK.