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Students will gain subject specialist knowledge, and professional skills, that will prepare them to enter a wide-range of careers or postgraduate study in the field of social justice studies. Students will have the opportunity to major in Education, International Relations or Sustainable Development, giving them the opportunity to focus on their specific area of interest. Students will gain valuable experience when they undertake a placement in the 2nd year of their studies that will provide them with industry-recognised experience in the field.
Specifically, it is anticipated that graduates with a BA in Social Justice Studies will be able to access careers in the following fields:
Community outreach work
Teaching and the education sector
Charity and activist work
Local and national government
- International and sustainable development
Modules are provisional at present and may include:
Academic and Research Skills
Education in a Global Context
Global Politics and International Relations
Professional Practice and Community Engagement
Theoretical Perspectives on Justice
Activism and Social Change
Crime and Society
Widening Participation in Higher Education
Students will complete a range of summative assignments, including coursework essays, a placement log, research projects and multi-format assessments. In all modules, emphasis is placed upon the application of theory and demonstration of problem solving skills, and evaluative skills. Students will also complete one piece of formative work per module in order to provide opportunities to develop the necessary skills.
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
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course is not available for International applications
|UCAS Tariff||96 points|
|A level||DDDD - A*A*A*A*|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 15 credits
M: 15 credits
P: 15 credits
|Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Social Science/Social Studies). Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.|
|Scottish Higher||Please contact Solihull College & University Centre for further information.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.|
We make offers based on an overall Merit profile (96 UCAS tariff points), we consideration all aspects of an application and applicants will receive a personalised offer from Solihull College & University Centre
Other qualifcations and combinations of qualifcations will be considered and maybe also acceptable - please contact email@example.com
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.solihull.ac.uk/demographic/university-level-learner/category/social-studies/course/ba-social-justice-studies-subject-to-successful-validation/
Additional entry requirements
Institutions Own Test (IOT)
Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account. Applicants may be required to complete an Aptitude assessment (this will be advised at interview).
All applicants are required to attend an interview and will be notified of the date via email and UCAS Track. Applicants applying from outside the West Midlands alternative interview arrangements can be made for you but we strongly encourage all prospective applicants come along to view Solihull College and University Centre’s facilities and meet the teaching teams.
At Interview original certificates including GCSE’s will be required, applicants applying for our Early Years courses will be required to bring evidence of DBS check, Art & Design and Media students a portfolio or show reel will also be required for interview.
Mature students who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have appropriate industry and life experiences will have their prior learning and skills taken into account.
Please allow 28 working days from receiving of your application to a decision being made and UCAS Track to be updated. This time may increase if there is missing information from your application (applicants will be contacted directly to request this) or during busy application periods such as 15th January equal consideration date and possibly February.
English language requirements
Students who are non-native English speakers, or who have not studied the final two years of school in English, but can demonstrate capability in English at a standard commensurate to IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 being awarded on individual sections for a level 4, 5 or 6 qualification, will be considered as eligible to apply for the programme/course.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£7,500||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/