BA/BSc (Hons) Social Sciences

Duration: 3 years

Course details

This programme will give you the tools and knowledge to understand the social-political world in a better way; why social inequality persists and how your own life experiences intersect with wider social structures, such as ‘race’, class and gender. The knowledge and skills that you will develop through this course are highly valued in today’s work market.


Year 1

  • Social Psychology: Theory and Practice

  • Ideas in Society

  • Imagining British Society: Contemporary Issues

  • British Economic and Social History

  • Institutions and Governance in an Unstable World

  • Criminology and the Problem of Crime

Year 2

  • Work Based Learning

  • The Evolution of the Global Economy

  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences

  • Social Policy and Social Justice

  • Criminal Justice & Penology

  • Social Identities in Modern Societies

Year 3

  • Contemporary Social Issues: Policing the Private Sphere

  • Issues for a United Europe in the Twenty-First Century

  • Immigration, Race and Labour

  • Social Science Dissertation

  • Work-Based Action Research

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 96 to 104 tariff points
  • GCSEs: minimum of grade C with 5 subjects including English language and mathematics

Career posibilities

A variety of careers are open to social science graduates, depending on which areas they specialise in. Potential areas of work include educational psychology, health psychology, occupational psychology, social work, local government and management.

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