Foundation Programme in Social Science

Aston University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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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.

Course details

Modules

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

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 codeL301
Institution code A80
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
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

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note that the tuition fees stated are for 2020 entry. 2021 tuition fees are subject to approval and will be published on this website at the earliest opportunity. * The latest information relating to EU fees for 2021 can be found on the UCAS website at: https://www.ucas.com/finance/finance-international-and-eu-students. The University is currently reviewing EU fees in response to recent government announcements and will publish EU fees for 2021 in due course
Foundation Programme in Social Science at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS