University of Brighton

Degree level: Undergraduate

Social Science

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Course summary

Social science is concerned with the study of society and the relationship of individuals within society. This degree will enable you to explore different perspectives in the social sciences such as criminology, sociology, psychology and social policy. You can tailor the degree to your interests and career aspirations giving you the freedom to specialise in a specific area of social science or to maintain a more general approach to your degree throughout. You will have the chance to undertake a placement in the local community which will provide you with real, practical and transferable skills as well as theoretical knowledge. You’ll also benefit from visiting guest lecturers who speak on a range of topics.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L540
Institution code:
B72
Campus name:
Brighton
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)66.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5. in each element, or equivalent English Language qualification.

Unistats information

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47%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14748 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees listed here are for full-time courses beginning in the academic year 2021-22. Further tuition fees are payable for each subsequent year of study and are subject to an annual increase of no more than 5% or RPI (whichever is the greater). The annual increase for UK/EU students, who are subject to regulated fees, will increase no more than the statutory maximum fee. The tuition fee you have to pay depends on a number of factors including the kind of course you take, and whether you study full-time or part-time. If you are studying part-time you will normally be charged on a pro rata basis depending on the number of modules you take. If your course includes a sandwich year option you will pay a reduced fee during this year; £1,330 for home students and £2,100 for international students. International students should confirm the tuition fee for the course you are applying for by using our course finder. You may have to pay additional costs during your studies. The cost of optional activities is not included in your tuition fee and you will need to meet this cost in addition to your fees. A summary of the costs that you may be expected to pay, and what is included in your fees, can be found on our website.
Social Science at University of Brighton - UCAS