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Quantitative Social Sciences with Foundation Year BSc

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

This unique degree has been designed and delivered by the Sheffield Q-Step centre which is one of only 15 Q-Step centres in the UK. Q-Step is a £19.5 million programme designed to promote a step-change in quantitative social science training in the UK.On the course you will learn innovative and cutting edge research methods which allow the analysis of large data sets using the latest software and techniques, including social media. You will also choose from three subject pathways that lend themselves to the analysis of numerical data, a skill that is in demand by the UK job market.The foundation year of the programme provides people with non-standard entry qualifications a thorough and supportive academic preparation for successful degree level study in the Sheffield Methods Institute. The foundation year to this degree is carefully designed to build your confidence in your abilities, develop essential academic and study skills, and provide the subject specific knowledge essential for success.The foundation year is taught within the Department for Lifelong Learning, where we have nearly forty years’ experience working with adult learners, helping them to unlock their potential to succeed through offering accessible foundation courses that can lead to full and part-time degree level study. During this year, you'll be learning alongside other students who are studying for a number of different degrees, typically in small classes, supporting one another to develop and succeed.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level :

Applications from non-mature applicants will only be considered where the applicant has not been in recent, full time, post-16 education or they have experienced extenuating circumstances which have had demonstrable impact on their level 3 achievements, evidenced through a completed DLL disrupted studies form.

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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 2021) 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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