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Social Sciences (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University

B.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
12250 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Our Social Sciences (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University provides you with the opportunity to develop a wide knowledge base from a selection of subject areas which include politics, history, sociology, policing and criminology.

Overview

After an introduction to the social sciences in Years 1 and 2, you may start to specialise in Year 3 and Year 4. Exchange opportunities exist in Year 3 with a range of institutions (California State University Long Beach, University of Massachusetts in Boston, Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Siegen University).

You will also have the option at this Social Sciences (Hons) programme at Glasgow Caledonian University to study language modules, thus broadening your knowledge and the scope of your career options. Graduate employability is high on our agenda and is embedded throughout our programme, which will also equip you with skills in presentation, research and computing, critical evaluation and concise writing.

Your career

Graduates benefit from a wide range of employment opportunities and have previously secured jobs in teaching, social work, the police force, marketing, public administration, political and social research, HR, journalism, counselling, heritage and tourism.

Graduates can also pursue postgraduate studies in a variety of academic disciplines up to PhD level.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social Science foundation modules including History

  • Politics

  • Sociology and Criminology plus Economics and options in Languages

  • Advanced modules in the disciplines studied in Year 1

  • Research methods module

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scottish Higher: Standard entry requirement: BBBBB (incl English) or another essay-based subject (History or Modern Studies) Nat 5: C(Maths)
  • Minimum entry requirement*: BBBBC (incl English) or another essay-based subject (History or Modern Studies) Nat 5:C (Maths)
  • A level: BCC GCSE: C/4 (Maths and English)
  • ILC Higher: H2 H2 H3 H3 H3 (incl English) H5/O2: (Maths)
  • IB Diploma: 25 points (incl Maths and English)
  • BTEC: DMM Ext Dip GCSE: C/4 (Maths and English)
  • SWAP: Humanities - BBB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • RUK: £9250

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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