Urban Studies at University of Sheffield - UCAS

Course summary

Are you interested in cities and how they work? Do you like to think creatively about how urban spaces can address social problems and the injustices that come with city life? Use cutting edge interdisciplinary theory and practice in order to develop a deep critical awareness of how cities work on our BA Urban Studies. You'll learn how the fortunes of city dwellers around the world can depend on the actions of investors, politicians and community activists. This course gives you the freedom to specialise through a wide range of optional modules and equips you with key analytical skills in preparation for the workplace. You also have the flexibility to transfer to the MPlan Urban Studies and Planning, subject to certain criteria, and study abroad at one of our partner institutions in the USA, Denmark, France or Italy.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: ww.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield

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English language requirements

You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £22680 Year 1

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Urban Studies at University of Sheffield - UCAS