• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Years

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Year 1
  • SQA Higher: ABBBB including English plus Nat 5 Maths at C

  • A level: BCC plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • ILC Higher: H1, H2, H3, H3, H3, including English plus Maths at O2 or H5
  • IB Diploma: 25 points must include English and Maths
  • BTEC: Level 3 Extended Diploma in relevant subject at DMM plus GCSE Maths and English at C/4
  • SWAP: Humanities at ABB

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

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

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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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