Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Applied Social Sciences

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Course summary

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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.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeL310
Institution code R36
Campus nameMain Site - Aberdeen
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

Tuition fees

EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £5000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £5000* Year 1
Wales £5000* Year 1
Channel Islands £5000* Year 1
International £14000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Applied Social Sciences at Robert Gordon University - UCAS