Are you interested in the big questions like ‘What is Society?’, and ‘How does human behaviour and institutions like government work together?’
This fascinating Social Science degree brings together Sociology, Criminology, Psychology and Law. You’ll learn about policy making, ethics, politics, legal concepts and social policies, whilst gaining a range of skills that you can use to analyse across this mix.
This Social Science degree has standard entry requirements. To be eligible for this course through the standard entry requirements you must have either:
For students whose prior learning was not taught in English
If you have work experience
We are happy to consider an application from you if you can show us you have the motivation to study the programme.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We’ll also ask you for references and evidence of relevant work experience
Students who enrol on this distance learning course will explore a range of topics across the Social Sciences. From examining how our social lives are constructed, to the factors that affect how we interact – for example, class, race, gender, religion, family, nationality and race – you will be immersed in making a science of the social world around you.
You will learn to draw together ideas from a range of perspectives which employers will value – as well as honing your skills in thinking critically and analytically and evaluating data and research.
Year 1 (Level 4)
Year 2 (Level 5)
Year 3 (Level 6)
You can support your study in a variety of ways.
If you are a UK student, the most common funding of undergraduate degrees is a Tuition Fee Loan from the UK Government. The key information about these loans is:
Other options include:
If you choose to pay for the course yourself you can pay as you go. This means you have no monthly obligations, simply pay for each module when you decide to study it.
Because your studies will develop you as a professional your employer may want to pay or contribute to the cost of your studies. Feel free to call the team on 0800 268 7737 to discuss steps to employer sponsorship
So what can a Social Science degree do for you?
Social Science graduates can have an impact in a range of careers. Popular areas of work include welfare and housing, HR and industrial relations, marketing, and youth and community.
The range of subjects covered will show your versatility to employers, who’ll value your knowledge across a range of issues affecting the world.
Just as valuable are the key skills you can develop including:
Where you go after your degree
Career opportunities can be found across the public, private and voluntary sectors
Relevant career options include:
Find out more about how Arden University can help you in your careers development.
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