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BA (Hons) Social Sciences

 

Our multi-disciplinary programme provides you with the opportunity to develop a wide knowledge base from a selection of subject areas which include politics, history, sociology, policing and criminology.

After an introduction to the social sciences in Years 1 and 2, you may start to specialise in Year 3 and Year 4. Exchange opportunities exist in Year 3 with a range of institutions (California State University Long Beach, University of Massachusetts in Boston, Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Siegen University).

You will also have the option to study language modules, thus broadening your knowledge and the scope of your career options. Graduate employability is high on our agenda and is embedded throughout our programme, which will also equip you with skills in presentation, research and computing, critical evaluation and concise writing.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 4 years (full-time)
Starting Date: September
Tuition Fee: £11,500 / year (intl. students)
Location: Glasgow, UK

Career Opportunities

Graduates benefit from a wide range of employment opportunities and have previously secured jobs in teaching, social work, the police force, marketing, public administration, political and social research, HR, journalism, counselling, heritage and tourism.

Graduates can also pursue postgraduate studies in a variety of academic disciplines up to PhD level.

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l chose social sciences because I’ve always loved studying history but never knew what direction or career I wanted to go in. This degree offers a variety of subject options to study from criminology to politics and gave me a much wider choice for my future.

Skye Margaret Farmer,

BA (Hons) Social Sciences student 

Course Contents

  • Social Science foundation modules including History

  • Politics

  • Sociology and Criminology plus Economics and options in Languages

  • Advanced modules in the disciplines studied in Year 1

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