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Applied Social Sciences (Level 6) BSc (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Why Applied Social Sciences (Level 6)?

Our Applied Social Sciences (Level 6) course is a flexible programme allowing you to build on your previous social sciences qualification, such as a Level 5 programme in a subject like community engagement, uniformed public services, counselling, sociology or psychology. You’ll refine your research skills and develop a strong understanding of evidence-based practice and service evaluation, by undertaking an applied research project. With a focus on applying what they’ve learned to real-world issues, along with the benefit of our strong links with professional organisations and employers in the public and voluntary sectors, our graduates stand out from the competition. You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of optional subject modules, including counselling, sociology, psychology, criminology and community development. In this way, you can tailor your studies to your own particular interests and career goals, ensuring that you develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful after graduation.

Why University of Gloucestershire?

We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.

After the course

Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,680per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    113 57%

    59th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    31st

    5

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