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Social Sciences (with a foundation year) BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About the course**By starting your degree studies at Sussex with our Foundation Year, you develop a wide-ranging understanding of the social sciences, from current issues affecting the globe to the structures that shape our societies. You experience a range of subjects in the Social Sciences through modules in geography, anthropology, international relations, development, law, politics and sociology. Successfully completing your Foundation Year guarantees that you'll be able to continue studying your choice of degree from a wide range of subjects in the Social Sciences at Sussex. You'll build essential skills in critical analysis, developing arguments and self-expression through a dedicated programme of support and development. No matter which social sciences subject you go on to study, our experienced staff will help you develop the academic knowledge and practical skills you’ll need to succeed throughout your degree and in your future career.**About Sussex**Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.**Location**We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC - BCC

A-levels should normally include a relevant essay-based humanities or social science subject.You will need to have GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics with at least grade 4 (or grade C).In addition, you will need evidence of a broad range of GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above (or grade C).

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 71%

    23rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    60th

    28

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