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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Our School has an intellectually challenging approach to research and education. Studying Social Science at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts from within sociology, criminology, law, social policy and social work who will share their research and experience so that you gain invaluable skills, such as research and data analysis, which are highly sought after by employers. The BSc Social Science will help you to take a broad view of current social issues, and explore them from a range of different perspectives. It will introduce you to understanding society and people in society, not only from sociological and social policy perspectives, but also from socio-legal and applied ethical viewpoints.Our approach to social issues involves a practical approach to research which includes evaluating policy and service provision and undertaking practical research projects.This degree course will also provide you with practical experience of working with individuals and groups in society through a credited volunteer module, and there is also an optional year in industry module.- A rigorous and critical approach to understanding people in society- Practical experience of working with individuals and groups in communities- Broad academic training including social legal perspectives and applied ethics- Practical skills in evaluation and research

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,700per year

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A level : BBB - ABB

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ alongside A-levels, the EPQ will be taken into consideration and result in lower A-level grades being required.Socio-economic factors which may have impacted an applicant's education will be taken into consideration and alternative offers may be made to these applicants.General Studies and Critical Thinking A-levels are not accepted.At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics are also required.

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University information

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Royal Holloway, University of London

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, England

International students will find themselves in a diverse community: students from more than 125 countries live and study at Royal Holloway.
The university welcomes and supports international students. Its dedicated team can help with any questions students may have about studying in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    52nd out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    129 65%

    36th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    77th

    13

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