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Social Science BSc (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc in Social Science allows you to study across the social science spectrum - criminology, education, psychology, sociology, social analytics, social policy - and think outside of conventional disciplinary boundaries. It is an excellent opportunity to study an interdisciplinary degree, allowing you to combine the theories and methods of the different disciplines to increase your knowledge and understanding.This programme will introduce you to a range of social science perspectives and methods. You can build on this foundation by choosing modules that reflect your own academic and career interests.Distinctive features•This course is characterised by a minimal number of core modules and the flexibility to pick-and-mix modules from across the other undergraduate schemes offered by the School of Social Sciences•This flexibility allows you to either sample a broad mix of topics from across the range of available options or to organise your studies thematically•Opportunity to study a credit-bearing placement module•The opportunity for you to learn in a School that was ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality in sociology and 5th for education in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF)•The involvement of research-active staff in teaching•The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment•The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School•The opportunity to study abroad.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,450per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

You will not need to achieve these from any specific subjects but please note General Studies will not be accepted. Contextually flagged applications (such as those students leaving care or from areas where there has traditionally been low rates of participation in higher education) may receive an offer at one grade lower.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    150 76%

    15th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    92nd

    3

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