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Social Sciences, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsfield, MA, United States
The Social Sciences program at Bard College at Simon's Rock focuses on understanding people in systems. The rigurous curriculum will be both challenging and exciting, so any student can be sure of enjoying his time while learning key informations about their future careers.
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Overview

Bard College at Simon's Rock will look at how our ways of knowing the world affect the world, what our sense of understanding the lives of those within social structures means for our sense of responsibility for and in the world around us. 

Learning outcomes

Social Sciences will explore topics in human rights, globalization, power, and selfhood, as well as hands-on learning of practical research methods.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Social Trends
  • Problems of Modernity
  • Controversies 
  • Human Impact on Nature
  • Future Trends
  • Globalization

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Start Application
  • Complete Application
  • Submit Additional Items and Interview
  • Supporting Documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    55592 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55592 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    55292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 55292 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsfield

  • 912 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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