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UCAS CODE: L900

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BSc Social Sciences is a flexible, interdisciplinary degree that will give you the theoretical tools and knowledge to better understand the social-political world, why social inequality persists and how your own life experiences intersect with wider social structures, such as 'race', class and gender. The knowledge and skills that you will build on this programme are highly valued in today's world of work and will build your capacity as a thinker, communicator and analyst. It will enable you to become a competent, critical and responsible researcher of the social world with the ability to make informed choices about research methods and apply them competently.The course is structured around four themes that cover the fundamentals of social theory, social and public policy, and research methods. You can choose from option modules in geography, history, politics, philosophy, development studies, psychosocial studies, anthropology, social policy and sociology, so you can make the degree your own, focusing on your own interests, strengths and experiences.BSc Social Sciences students come from a range of backgrounds and pursue a wide spectrum of careers, including in central or local government, public policy, cultural industries, enterprise, social research and journalism. You will study in the evening alongside London's working professionals and be taught by academics who are world-leading researchers and experts in their field, committed to engaging and participatory teaching.**HIGHLIGHTS**- Birkbeck's innovative, creative and interdisciplinary courses will help you become a competent, critical and responsible student of the social world and the psychological and social forces that shape individuals.- You will join a flourishing and diverse undergraduate student community.- Ours is a vibrant research culture, powered by a shared passion for learning and intellectual engagement among our academics and students.- In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Sociology at Birkbeck was ranked 13th in the UK.- You will have access to the Birkbeck Library, as well as other university libraries in Bloomsbury and Stratford.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,280per year

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A level : BBC - ABB

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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