Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This programme focusses on the skills needed to be a successful social scientist: independent study, formulating and presenting arguments, evaluating literature and interpreting data, and also provides an opportunity to sample a number of different social science subjects so you can broaden your perspective and find where your passion lies. This is a transition programme which aims to consolidate your skills and knowledge from further education study, but build on those to smooth your transition to a University environment.
You will study: • Professional Skills • Introduction to data analysis • Politics • Sociology of Crime and Deviance • Global Interaction • One optional module from a range including modules in Business and Science
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
|A level||CCC||GCSE Maths & English – C/4 min (Maths B/5 for Politics & Economics) Please check course webpage for specific A Level entry requirement.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||GCSE Maths & English – C/4 min (Maths B/5 for Politics & Economics) Please check course webpage for specific A Level entry requirement.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||Please check course webpage for specific IB entry requirement.|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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