Welcome to the Social Sciences Division


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.

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 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.

  • An average of 85% in the Diploma with 88%, 85%, 85% in three Year 12 subjects.
  • You will be provided with 24/7 online access to your learning material and resources, along with the ability to interact with your class members and tutors for discussion and support.
  • Develop analytical and practical skills in both quantitative and qualitative research, often needed for further academic study and highly sought after by employers.
  • All our undergraduate courses offer an optional placement year and a range of new modules with a vocational focus have been added to some programmes.

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.

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.

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Discover Uni relies on superficially similar courses being coded in the same way. For example, Music courses and Music Technology courses can have exactly the same code despite being very different programmes with quite distinct educational and career outcomes. See information about studying and applying to Abertay for International students.

Social statistics, methods, and computing

Unfortunately we are unable to accept students onto our degrees on the basis of this qualification alone. T levels are not considered suitable preparation for this degree programme and are therefore not accepted for entry. If you require advice on how you may academically prepare to study this degree or present with a mix of qualifications, you should contact our Admissions Progression Team at admissions- Your application, especially your personal statement, should demonstrate your enthusiasm for your chosen degree.

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