September 29, 2022

Welcome to the Social Sciences Division

This course offers you the opportunity to study society and human interactions in a systematic way. Browse all the Social Sciences courses we offer – certificates, diplomas and degrees. Our highly successful teaching focuses on key policy issues, both

This course offers you the opportunity to study society and human interactions in a systematic way. Browse all the Social Sciences courses we offer – certificates, diplomas and degrees. Our highly successful teaching focuses on key policy issues, both in the UK and internationally.

Our aim is not simply to produce graduates who ‘know’ the world, but who can interrogate ideas and generate creative and novel ways of dealing with issues and problems. This is an award of up to £12,000 for prospective international undergraduate students. As well as Abertay scholarships for English, Welsh, Northern Irish and international students, there are a range of corporate and philanthropic scholarships available. There are some listed below or you can visit the Undergraduate scholarship pages. We understand some people have faced extra challenges before applying to university, which is why we consider the background in which your academic grades have been achieved when making an offer.

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Our degrees stand out and include courses that provide outstanding professional development, including our Primary and Secondary Education undergraduate degrees. They both allow you to gain confidence in teaching over four years, as well as studying your chosen subject specialism at the same time. On this course you have the opportunity to study a range of social science disciplines including sociology, history, geography, psychology and politics. The College of Social Sciences brings together over 450 academics and over 360 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. In your first year you’ll study social policy, sociology and gain a firm grounding in research methods and sources of data.

Politics focuses on democracy and the relationship between people and policy, at all levels up from the individual to a national and international level. Linguistics focuses on language and how people communicate through spoken sounds and words. For ESRC this includes computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, language acquisition and interdisciplinary social science research involving linguistics. Advanced entry into Year 2 or Year 3 is possible for students with suitable qualifications. MSc International Marketing student Swetha Akshita interviewed Sarah Henderson, the Course Leader and Admissions Tutor of the BA Applied Social Sciences course at RGU. Sarah talks about psychology and sociology and how to decide which subject suits you best.

  • We will consider your application carefully and take note of any previous qualifications or relevant work experience.
  • You will be advised of any significant changes to the advertised programme, in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.
  • Environmental planning explores the decision-making processes for managing relationships within and between human systems and natural systems, in order to manage these processes in an effective, transparent, and equitable manner.
  • We also have a beautiful parkland campus, in the heart of south-west London.
  • We cannot accept the Apolytirion unless it is studied alongside A levels.
  • Science and technology studies is concerned with what scientists do, what their role is in our society, the history and culture of science, and the policies and debates that shape our modern scientific and technological world.

We cannot consider different qualifications in the same subject area. Your application will be considered individually based on the particular combination of qualifications and subjects that you are taking. We prefer the above qualifications to be in a relevant subject and we prefer you to have taken optional units in Sociology and Public Health. Our typical offer will including individual grades in the relevant components – please contact for further advice before you apply.

Polytechnic Diploma 3 years

The core information it contains is called the Unistats dataset (formerly the Key Information Set ). This degree prepares you for people-oriented jobs that require an understanding of how people think and act, and have high levels of interaction with others. This is a £4000 award for prospective undergraduate students applying from England, Wales or Northern Ireland. Find out about grants, bursaries, tuition fee loans, maintenance loans and living costs inour undergraduate fees and funding section. The course fees you’ll pay and the funding available to you depends on factors such as your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. Reflecting its range of subject areas, this degree also offers a wide variety of teaching and assessment styles.

Origin of qualifications

We deliver many courses that facilitate opportunities for you to gain widespread practical experience, promote postgraduate research, and allow you to achieve your ambitions. Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next. If your first language isn’t English, you’ll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply. Placement and Study Abroad opportunities are subject to UK and Scottish Government health and travel advice. The most important skill you’ll acquire on this course is the ability to think critically and analytically.

Take up an optional pathway in Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies. This is a four-year version of our popular BA Health and Social Care course, with an integrated foundation year. Prepare yourself for the increasing number of jobs in the highly rewarding areas of health and social care. Develop your knowledge and skills in areas such as psychosocial perspectives of health, counselling, research, health improvement and behaviour change. We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications. Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students.