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Social Sciences Diploma of Higher Education

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the country of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    2 - 4 Years

Course summary

In a fast changing world the social sciences seek answers to the big questions we face as a society. Those answers inform the work of anyone needing to base their decisions on the best available evidence – civil servants, policy makers, business executives and many more. Half of your studies will be interdisciplinary social science and sociology, giving you a firm grounding in knowledge and ideas central to the social sciences. For the other half, you can specialise in criminology, economics, geography, politics, psychology, religious studies or sociology, or you can choose a combination of modules that most suits your interests. Whatever path you take, you will acquire valuable transferable skills opening up employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations. **Key features of the course**- Provides a thorough introduction to the social sciences and explores a range of topical social, political and economic issues- Gives you the option to specialise in criminology, economics, geography, politics, psychology, religious studies or sociology- Applies cutting edge social science theory and knowledge to real world situations- Enhances your employability, equipping you with valued skills, including the ability to analyse and evaluate evidence, and communicate specialist ideas and information to different audiences. - Registration is expected to open in March 2020 for courses starting from October 2020.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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