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Development Studies and Social Statistics BA (Hons)

University of Manchester

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UCAS CODE: LL14

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA (Hons) Development Studies and Social Statistics degree is a flexible, innovative course that brings together research-led teaching in accounting, business, economics, finance, politics and sociology and offers a considerable depth of insight into contemporary business. This course offers advanced social statistics teaching for students with a grounding in maths and/or statistics.Social statistics uses data, which can be numbers, text, sounds, images, memories or experiences; to study human behaviour and social environments. We use it to ask questions about business environments, the ways they function and their impact. You'll graduate able to understand and apply central concepts in social statistics, including the theory and method involved in using quantitative data in social science research. You'll be able to take a critical approach to data sources and understand their strengths and weaknesses. You'll be able to demonstrate to employers that you have skills in complex problem solving, research, and making sense of statistical information in the workplace. Each of your course units has been developed from the research of specialists in their fields.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : AAB

We do not accept two A/S Levels grades in place of one A-level.Applicants must be studying at least one of the following A-level subjects: Accounting, Anthropology, Business Studies, Classics, Economics, English Language/Literature, Further Mathematics, Geography, History, Law, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Use of Mathematics and World Development.General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted for entry.Typical Contextual Offer: ABB

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

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    79 79%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.90 78%

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    78 78%

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    4.07 81%

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    78 78%

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    3.96 79%

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    66 66%

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    4

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