Social policy and administration consists of the study of guidelines, principles, legislation and activities that affect the living conditions conducive to human welfare, such as a person's quality of life.

Depending on the country, undergraduate courses in this field are either three or four years long, with a further one or two years for postgraduation.

Top Colleges 
Rank College/University Website Country
1 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) United Kingdom
2 Harvard University United States
3 University of Oxford United Kingdom
4 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
5 University of California, Berkeley (UCB) United States
6 Stanford University United States
7 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
8 University of Chicago United States
9 University of York United Kingdom
10 The Australian National University Australia

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