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Sociology with Social Sciences Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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UCAS CODE: S003

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Want to explore sociology, psychology, social work or adult nursing practice but not quite ready to study at degree level?Students will study a range of topics that are central or highly relevant to the study of the social sciences. You’ll explore areas such as mental health and wellbeing, contemporary issues in social sciences, and professional practice to help prepare for undergraduate study. The course has an applied focus – students are encouraged and enabled to apply their theoretical knowledge to real world problems, such as mental health, psychological wellbeing and everyday problem-solving. On successful completion of the foundation year, students will be eligible to progress onto our sociology programme or one of our psychology undergraduate degrees, which are accredited by the British Psychology Society. Students interested in social work or adult nursing practice can apply and be interviewed for either of these degrees.During this foundation year, you’ll begin to develop the academic writing and independent learning skills necessary to study a scientific discipline. You’ll also begin to learn the basics of thinking and writing in social sciences. You’ll be taught by an experienced team who are accessible and approachable, and ultimately dedicated to providing an inclusive learning environment. This course has access to Solent's specialist facilities.The course offers an introduction to a range of topics within psychology and sociology and other social science disciplines**What does this course lead to?**Studying this foundation degree can help you on to the path of studying a full criminology, psychology, sociology, social work or adult nursing practice undergraduate degree. If you meet all the requirements at the end of the course you could go on to study the BA (Hons) Sociology degree. **Who is this course for?**The course is specifically designed for those wanting to study social sciences but who do not meet the entry requirements. It is also suitable for those who wish to refresh their academic skills and subject specific knowledge before starting an undergraduate degree.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

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    100th

  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

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