By the end of your studies, you’ll have changed the way you look at the world forever and you’ll have gained a range of valuable analytical and evaluative skills, opening up employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations.
Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Social Sciences at The Open University UK
- Draws on ideas from criminology, economics, geography, politics, psychology and sociology.
- Gives fascinating insights into our everyday lives and how they are shaped by the worlds in which we live
- Enhances your employability with valued skills, including analysing and evaluating evidence, communicating ideas and information to different audiences
- Provides an ideal stepping stone towards further study
A qualification in social sciences can open up employment opportunities in business, banking, insurance, education, the health professions, administration, law, social services, voluntary and campaigning organisations, the media, public relations, public service organisations and government (national and local), planning and environmental management, the criminal justice system and social welfare organisations.
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- Investigating the social world
- Investigating psychology
- You and your money
- Discovering mathematics
- Running the economy
- Living psychology: from the everyday to the extraordinary
- Understanding politics: ideas and institutions in the modern world
- Environment: sharing a dynamic planet
- International development: making sense of a changing world
- Understanding criminology
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
- At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.