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Social Sciences with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE: L300

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The BSc Social Sciences with Foundation Year will introduce you to the main academic ideas, theories and issues within the social sciences and help you understand, analyse and write about contemporary debates. You will receive intensive support to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake undergraduate studies.This programme will build your confidence and give you the core knowledge and key skills you need to succeed at university. You will also get a taste of the subject area you are interested in and deepen your understanding of the career potential of your chosen subject.Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you can automatically progress on to our three-year, full-time evening study BSc Social Sciences, or one of the following three-year, full-time evening study undergraduate programmes:- BA Ancient History and Archaeology- BA Archaeology- BA Archaeology and Geography- BA Classical Studies- BA Classics- BSc Community Development and Public Policy- BA Contemporary History and Politics- BSc Environment and Sustainability- BSc Geography- BSc Geography and International Development- BA Global Politics and International Relations- BA History- BA History and Archaeology- BA History and International Relations- BA Human Geography- BA Intercultural Communication*- BA Linguistics and Culture*- BA Philosophy- BA Politics- BA Politics, Philosophy and History- BA Psychosocial Studies- BA Psychosocial Studies and Principles of Psychodynamic CounsellingYou need only complete one application and you enrol onto one programme.* Students wishing to take a language option in their Foundation Year should enter the BA Intercultural Communication with Foundation Year or the BA Linguistics and Culture with Foundation Year programmes directly, rather than transfer from BSc Social Sciences with Foundation Year. Students for BA Linguistics and Language and BA Intercultural Communication and/with Language should enter the 'with Foundation Year' versions directly from the start of Year 0. Transfers to those programmes at the end of the Foundation Year will require the approval of the admissions tutor.**HIGHLIGHTS**- Birkbeck has been helping people access higher education for nearly 200 years. If you have the commitment and ability to study, we'll find a way to make it happen for you.- Our Foundation Year programmes will fully prepare you for undergraduate study and are ideal if you returning to study after a gap, or if you have not previously studied the relevant subjects, or if you didn't achieve the grades you need for a place on your chosen undergraduate degree.- 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.- Follow your interests and choose to specialise in communication, geography, history, politics, psychosocial studies, social anthropology or social policy.- 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.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,280per year

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UCAS Points : 48

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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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