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UCAS CODE: VL52

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences - BASS

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our BA in Philosophy and Politics course is one of the pathways within the BA Social Sciences degree.It is ideal if you want to keep your options open or study specific topics, such as race, class, crime or religion, from a variety of different perspectives.This flexible degree lets you study at least three subjects in the first year, and in the second and third year deepen your understanding of the subjects you feel passionate about.The six main subject areas are:- Criminology - The study of the causes and consequences of crime.- Philosophy - The study of the nature of knowledge, truth and values. It encourages greater consideration of our reasoning, judgement and ethics.- Politics - The study of human organisation, government and power, political systems and institutions.- Quantitative Methods - The study of data and analysis to understand the social world.- Social Anthropology - The study of societies and cultures across the globe in comparative perspective.- Sociology - The study of society and examines issues such as social inequalities and forms of everyday life.You are not tied to the course code you apply to on UCAS, and have the option to change after Year 1.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

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A level : ABB

Typical Contextual Offer: BBBWe 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; Economics; Finance; Business Studies; Development Studies; Government and Politics; Economic and Social History; Mathematics; Anthropology; Sociology; Philosophy; Religious Studies; English Language; English Literature; Geography; Psychology; Classical Civilisation; History; Archaeology; Communication Studies; Environmental Studies; World Deve

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 51 5

    20th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    161 78%

    12th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    11th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    40th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    160 77%

    16th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    65th

    12

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