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English Language and Sociology with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

The University of Sheffield

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    QL34

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    33rd

    3
  • Subject Ranking

    14th

    7 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    156

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    79

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.16

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

The BA English Language and Sociology with Foundation Year at the University of Sheffield provides students with non-standard entry qualifications with a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study. The programme is carefully designed to build confidence in students’ abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.We work closely with students to ensure that their chosen degree is the most appropriate one for them, offering a range of stimulating learning opportunities through which to explore the different career and study opportunities open to them, and introducing them to all the learning and assessment methods they are most likely to encounter during their degree.The foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners to unlock their potential to succeed.

Entry Requirements

Choose qualification

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Grades / Points

D

Details

Students must demonstrate that you meet the University of Sheffield’s minimum academic entry requirements for English language (normally demonstrated by GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent). If you are a non-native English speaker you can demonstrate proficiency through IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. A minimum GCSE grade D/3 in Mathematics (or equivalent) may also be required. A GCSE grade C/4 may be required for some science programmes. You will be asked to complete literacy and numeracy assessments as part of the DLL selection process.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England

University information

University Ranking

33rd

About this University

The University of Sheffield is a leading Russell Group university, founded over 100 years ago. It is renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching; and famous for its vibrant student social life in a unique city.

Address

Main Site

Western Bank

Sheffield

S10 2TN

UNITED KINGDOM