Human, Social, and Political Sciences

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, information about courses starting in the 22/23 academic year may be subject to change. We continue to improve your teaching and learning experience, so you gain skills and understanding which are valuable to you and sought after by employers. Several of our Social Science courses have been designed with Continuing Professional Development in mind and some also have professional accreditation. Take advantage of a degree-level opportunity for professional development that is perfect if you are working with young people in the early years or primary education sectors.

Enhance communication skills to support behaviour change intervention strategies to elicit lifestyle change and promote positive health and wellbeing. Develop your analytical capacities by discussing and further elaborating some of the main developments in social thought over the past half century. If you are studying an undergraduate course, you may be able to take out a loan for your tuition fees and living costs. Our requirements for the French Baccalaureate are the same for students studying the International Option Baccalaureate for this course. We accept the Indian 12th Standard and our entry requirements are listed under the ‘India’ section. We accept the European Baccalaureate and our entry requirements are listed under the ‘European Baccalaureate’ section.

Languages and Intercultural Studies

Credits measure the student workload required for the successful completion of a module or qualification. Gain a thorough understanding of your subject – and the tools to investigate, think critically, form reasoned arguments, solve problems and communicate effectively in new contexts. Economics seeks to understand how individuals interact within the social structure, to address key questions about the production and exchange of goods and services.

We have on campus and virtual events to help you find out more about study, student experience and future career paths. This year allows you to tailor your degree by choosing to study specialist modules of interest. There will be one core module that must be taken, and the other seven modules can be chosen from a range of psychology, sociology or politics modules. Discover Uni draws on national data to provide average salaries and employment/continuation data. Discover Uni is currently piloting use of the Longitudinal Education Outcomes data to demonstrate possible career progression; it is important to note that this is experimental and its use may be modified as it embeds.

David realised journalism was the right pathway for him during his time at university. You’ll be placed with a third sector, NGO employer in your final year, giving you experience of the world of work first hand, in preparation for your graduation and entry into employment. A significant feature of the BA Social Science programme is its emphasis on skills required for the workplace. Key economic and social processes from a critical sociological perspective.

  • They help us understand and quantify what is happening in society and the economy, and provide the methods and tools to help researchers of all kinds collect, analyse and interpret data.
  • Open doors to new opportunities in the education and care of young people.
  • Andrew Dalton, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, talks about why Sociology is worth studying, why Sunderland is the right place to do so and what career opportunities students have after graduating.
  • Social anthropologists address ‘what it is to be human’ by studying social and cultural diversity – how people live, think and relate to each other around the world.

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Gain an elite qualification that will mark you out as an outstanding contributor to your field. Convert your previous research outputs into a qualification which will increase your employability and open up new opportunities. Progress your academic career and add credibility in applications for research funding. This is a four-year version of our popular BSc Criminology course, with an integrated foundation year. Learn about crime, criminal behaviour and punishment, visit criminal courts and prisons, and take advantage of volunteering opportunities and an optional placement in a relevant organisation.

College of Arts and Law

Learn to identify and use appropriate data collection tools, apply analysis techniques to data generated and reflect upon their meaning, relevance and ethical implications. We are aware that access to SAT/ACT exams has been limited over the past two years, and that many students have not taken these tests. Taking this into consideration, we will consider relevant performance in Maths and English via the Advanced Placement qualification to replace the SAT/ACT requirement.