Robert Gordon University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Applied Social Science is the study of the society we live in and the relationships people have within that society. This course is built around the core disciplines of psychology and sociology, providing the best possible launching pad for a career in these fascinating areas. Innovative elective modules in the final years allow you to tailor your degree around your own areas of interest. All teaching is underpinned by research and real-world experience, ensuring you are prepared for a career in your chosen field. Approachable, friendly staff and relatively small group sizes create an informal learning environment, which is valued highly by our students.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site - Aberdeen|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BCC||To include a written subject requiring the use of English.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||in a written subject|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits P: 15 credits||Pass 60 credits to include at least 45 credits at Level 3 grade merit from a relevant diploma|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||To include a written subject requiring the use of English.|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Accepted|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||To include a Higher Level written subject requiring the use of English.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H2, H3, H3, H3||To include a written subject requiring the use of English.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||Relevant HNC for entry to year 2|
|Scottish HND||Pass||Relevant HND with B in the graded unit for entry to year 3|
|HNC (BTEC)||P||Relevant HNC|
|HND (BTEC)||P||Relevant HND|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5000*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£5000*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
Additional fee information
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