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Human, Social, and Political Sciences (HSPS) encompasses politics and international relations, social anthropology and sociology. You can specialise in one or two of these, but the flexibility of the course also enables exploration of a variety of subjects first if preferred - this means it’s suited both to those with specific subject interests, and to those looking for a multidisciplinary degree.
How to apply
This course has restrictions on who can apply.
This College only accepts students age 21 or over when the course starts. Other Cambridge Colleges may offer this course, explore these options above.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 October*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:
- Year 1
|A level||A*AA||Typical A Level offer: A*AA|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||40 - 42 points||776 at Higher Level|
Other qualifications at a level equivalent to A Levels and IB Higher Levels - including Scottish Advanced Highers, Welsh qualifications, the Irish Leaving Certificate, and a range of European and overseas qualifications - are also accepted. Please see the guidance at: www.cam.ac.uk/entrancerequirements.
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Cambridge at-interview written assessment. Shortlisted applicants will be required to sit a written assessment at interview. No advance registration is required – arrangements will be made by the interviewing College. Please see website for further information.