BA (Hons) Human, Social and Political Sciences

Duration: 3 years

Course details

A BA in Human,Social and Political Sciences will allow you to study a flexible choice of modules from a huge range offered by three highly respected academic departments. You’ll be taught by world-leading academics and study the most up-to-date theories in social and political sciences. As your studies progress you’ll have the flexibility to tailor your degree to allow you to focus on your own interests, whether that’s globalisation, human rights, the future of the welfare state, migration, equality or social justice.


Year 1

  • What is Politics?

  • Introduction to Sociological Theory

  • Introducing Social Policy

Year 2

  • Social Research Methods module

  • + Optional Modules 

Year 3

  • Governing the Global Economy

  • Criminal Justice and Policing

  • Paranormal in Society

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • International Baccalaureate
  • A level : AAA
  • SQA Advanced Higher

Career possibilities

Graduates go on to a wide variety of careers across the public and private sectors including finance, management, social research and public administration. The flexible nature of this degree also makes it a good springboard to postgraduate study across specialist areas in Social and Political Sciences. Other graduates take conversion courses for law and teaching and many go on to work for international organisations.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.