36 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Quantitative Social Sciences (Politics) course at University of Sheffield gets to the heart of social science and why it matters, with a particular emphasis on politics. You’ll learn how high-quality research is done, how it's communicated and the difference it can make to our lives. 

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The Quantitative Social Sciences (Politics) degree from University of Sheffield will give you a solid foundation in social science knowledge with a focus on politics, teaching practical skills combined with political analysis and theory.

Key Features

  • You'll become a highly proficient researcher, adept at communicating your findings to both a specialist and non-specialist audience.
  • There are plenty of chances to get valuable work experience, including on our placement scheme.   
  • You might work on a project for a government office, go on placement with a company or do consultation or research work for an industry partner or research centre.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • The Politics and Government of the European Union
  • The Political Economy of Global Capitalism
  • International Relations Theory
  • Contemporary Security Challenges
  • Political Theory in Practice 
  • Territory, Power and Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Levels + additional qualifications | BBB + B in a relevant EPQ; BBB + B in Core Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 33
  • BTEC | DDD in a relevant subject 
  • Scottish Highers | AAABB
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AB
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a social sciences subject with 45 credits at Level 3, including 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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