School Of Social Sciences

We are internationally recognised for the quality of teaching and research across the school. Our students are taught by leading academics who, in many cases, have published the research which shapes their disciplines and written the books which will guide their learning. Many members of staff balance teaching time with continued professional practice as translators, interpreters, practitioner psychologists, tax and finance specialists, and management consultants.

The International Foundation Programme provides you with the skills and knowledge you need for successful undergraduate study. We are committed to delivering an exceptional student experience for all of our students, regardless of which of our programmes you are studying and whether you are studying independently or with a Recognised Teaching Centre. This taught programme consists of four courses (or the equivalent, where you choose half-courses). You have a broad choice of subjects, from mathematics and information systems to international relations.

Find out how his studies and placement helped him to start his career. Department of Economics We conduct high quality research and teaching in economics. Our graduates have excellent employment prospects due to our established industry placements scheme.

Popular career choices include business, politics, human resources, the civil and diplomatic services and the public sector. For more information about tuition fees, any reduced fees for study abroad and work placement years, scholarships, tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and living costs seeundergraduate fees and funding. In the summer holiday before the third year starts you can undertake a work-shadowing placement that lasts around 80 hours. This will allow you to learn from professionals in a field you’re interested in.

This course is closed to applications from Home students for September 2022 entry. Make a very significant and sustained contribution to your subject. Gain an elite qualification that will mark you out as an outstanding contributor to your field. Aspire to make a difference; look at the most important issues facing our society today such as political economy, families, poverty, culture, sexual politics and much more. Study up-to-date sociological theory alongside a wide range of sociological topics, with a strong emphasis on professional opportunities and employability.

If you’re researching the social sciences you’ll find a wealth of useful resources at the British Library. Our collections cover politics, economics, law, sociology, linguistics and many other subjects. We have a wide range of materials including official publications, legal documents, business literature, journals and oral histories.

Holdeitherone GCE A Level (grade A-E) plus 4 GCSE/O levels (grade A-C)or6 GCSEs (A-C), or equivalents. Each course is assessed by an unseen written exam, which is usually held in May or June. On campus in London Study on campus in London and the South East with one of our independent member institutions and experience London life. Distance learning Study online, around your own schedule, wherever you are in the world.

If you have not studied qualifications we typically accept or you do not expect to meet our requirements in your current studies you may wish to consider an International Foundation Year. We can also consider combinations that are not listed and do not include A levels. You should read the information about essential and preferred subjects and subject combinations. We cannot consider different qualifications in the same subject area. Your application will be considered individually based on the particular combination of qualifications and subjects that you are taking.

The number of hours you need to attend each week depends on the centre’s timetable. If you are interested in our undergraduate degrees in Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences but do not currently meet all the entry requirements, the CertHE may provide you with an entry route to these courses. We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications. Find out what our campus and London have to offer you on academic, social and career perspective.

T levels are not considered suitable preparation for this degree programme and are therefore not accepted for entry. If you require advice on how you may academically prepare to study this degree or present with a mix of qualifications, you should contact our Admissions Progression Team at admissions- Most of our students will join us with three A levels, but you may have study beyond this which demonstrates your individual talents that will help you with your degree. As an undergraduate, you will be expected to take 60 credits in each academic year. These are usually split into 30 credits for each semester you study.