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UCAS CODE: L300

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Abertay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 - 3 Years

Course summary

The social sciences present a deep dive into understanding and analysing the key issues affecting society. The degree covers business management, criminology, psychology, sociology and sport. Students learn how to apply the latest theories to a wide range of real world situations. Note that entry to this course is available to years 2, 3 or 4 only.Abertay’s BA (Hons) Social Science degree is delivered within the School of Business, Law and Social Sciences. It is designed to provide the study of human behaviour and actions and offers a broader scope than many conventional social science programmes. The cross-disciplinary nature of the degree will develop your ability to think in different ways and to acquire valuable intellectual skills, preparing you for working in an ever-changing, knowledge-based economy. It equips graduates with a wide range of transferable skills, valuable for many industries.The curriculum is built around a core module set, with a wide variety of options and modules available for you to build a programme that reflects your interests and career aspirations. The degree is highly flexible. You can organise your degree studies around a subject pathway preference from any of those on offer and have this as a named component of your final degree award. The course has a work placement. A module, Community Links, is an opportunity to take up a work placement in a public or voluntary sector organisation throughout your final year.Abertay is ranked: • UK University of the Year 2021 - Teaching Quality (The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction & Teaching (Guardian Good University Guide 2021)• UK Top 10 - Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020)

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

To include one of the following:- Sociology, Politics, Modern Studies, History or Psychology

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University information

Abertay University

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 1HG, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    51st out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    135 68%

    31st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    55th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    12th

    3

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