The BA (Hons) Social Science degree programme looks at the growing area of the recognised study of Social Science, with an evaluation of the psychological, political and sociological forces that shape our decisions at personal, collective and global levels. Alongside more traditional elements of the Social Sciences, such as Penology and Social Policy, the multidisciplinary approach demonstrates the link to new and emerging areas of employment and training for graduates. A choice directed towards Politics and Government builds on insight into core dimensions of culture, community and political representation in the context of resource allocation/distribution and also has many links with local organisations for students to benefit from work experience and shadowing opportunities.
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
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
|IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in each component. Equivalent English language qualifications may be acceptable for applicants requiring a visa
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
Additional compulsory course costs will be paid for using the Career Degree Bursary. The Career Degree bursary was established in order to enhance our Higher Education students’ academic programme and support their studies - helping to make our students more employable, industry prepared and equipped for life as a graduate. A bursary of up to £500 for full-time students over the course of their programme to support any aspect of independent study or compulsory course specific costs. In addition, course coordinators will be allocated an additional payment to spend each academic year on enhancements that will support the development of employability skills and progression to graduate level employment. Students who wish to access opportunities in excess of the Career Degree Bursary may do so at full cost to themselves. *It cannot be substituted for cash, fee waiver or in-kind support funds Please see the full ‘HE Terms and Conditions’ for details of additional library and printing costs associated with this programme.