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Applied Social Sciences BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This innovative new degree is designed to produce graduates with training in quantitative and qualitative research methods who can examine social issues from various points of view. There’s a growing demand for this kind of skill set in all kinds of organisations across the public and private sectors.You choose a major and a minor subject from the following: criminology; education, culture and childhood; human geography; journalism; physical geography; politics; sociology; social policy; and urban studies. If physical geography is one of your choices, you should apply for the BSc version of the course (L305). Alongside your two subjects, you’ll get training in quantitative and qualitative methods of social science research methods from our ESRC-accredited Sheffield Methods Institute. Every student gets to work on a project with an external client such as a business or a government department. There are opportunities to go on work placement. And we offer optional modules in career management skills and entrepreneurship.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 16,800per year

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    145 73%

    18th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    81st

    12

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