School Of Social Sciences

If there is a social injustice that you want to change, then a Sociology degree could be right for you. Andrew Dalton, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, talks about why Sociology is worth studying, why Sunderland is the right place to do so and what career opportunities students have after graduating. Several of our Social Science courses have been designed with Continuing Professional Development in mind and some also have professional accreditation. Understand organisational dynamics and specialise in particular pathways, areas and topics of interest. Our BSc Policing Studies (Top-Up) has been developed in conjunction with feedback from regional police units and colleges. This course will examine the most important issues facing modern policing and will provide a professional and academic basis for policing practice.

Compare the stated UK entry requirements listed on this page with the local/national entry requirement listed on your country specific page. You may also have to provide evidence of your English proficiency, although you do not need to provide this at the time of your application to LSE.See our English language requirements. Social media break improves mental health – new study Results of a study that asked participants to take a week-long break from social media find positive effects for wellbeing, depression and anxiety. Department of Psychology A large and growing team of staff offers expertise in a broad spectrum of psychology topics, which allows our students to work across traditional boundaries. Department of Education We conduct research and teach courses to further our understanding of a range of education-related issues nationally and internationally. You can pay your tuition fees by Direct Debit, debit card, credit card or bank transfer.

Find out more about the different types of course on offer, or select a subject from the list. The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines the heritage and modern capabilities of the Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. This Faculty comprises a community of dedicated academics, business experts, researchers and students. You may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language courses. These courses will provide you with the level of English needed to meet the conditions of your offer.

This is a four-year version of our popular BSc Criminology course, with an integrated foundation year. Learn about crime, criminal behaviour and punishment, visit criminal courts and prisons, and take advantage of volunteering opportunities and an optional placement in a relevant organisation. This is a four-year version of our popular BSc Sociology course, with an integrated foundation year. Our highly successful teaching focuses on key policy issues, both in the UK and internationally. International studies is the study of relationships between countries, including the roles of other organisations.

REF assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. Find out how our research is having a positive impact around the world on physical and mental health, economic well-being, climate change, education and political policy. We accept this qualification but due to recent updates to the grading levels within the European Baccalaureate, our entry requirements are currently under review.

It will also help you explore public policy and how social, economic and political decision-making influences people’s lives. The first year of this course is an opportunity to explore introductory social science theories and applications including elements of psychology, sociology, research methods and politics. Additionally you will develop generic academic skills such as writing reports, presenting and study skills.

Your exam is set and assessed by academics, ensuring that your degree is of the same standard as those studying on-campus at LSE. You have 1-5 years to complete the course, although it is usually completed in one year. To complete in the minimum time, you will be expected to study for 35 hours per week, which includes lectures and tutorials. We give you access to core study materials that are developed by academics to guide you through the programme. Local teaching centre Study full-time or part-time with the support of a local teaching centre. Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.

Funding your study There are a variety of funding sources available, dependent on your nationality, employment and other factors. This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Placement and Study Abroad opportunities are subject to UK and Scottish Government health and travel advice. Social sciences offer an insight into many different aspects of our lives as individuals and as part of society. Come on a guided campus tour, attend an undergraduate open day, drop into our office or go on a self-guided tour.Find out about opportunities to visit LSE. Webinars, videos, student blogs and student video diaries will help you gain an insight into what it’s like to study at LSE for those that aren’t able to make it to our campus.Experience LSE from home.