Combine a broad and balanced foundation in the social sciences with an exploration of a range of social problems such as poverty, unemployment, crime, child abuse, pollution and environmental damage.
Careers and skills
A high proportion of our graduates are employed within six months. The nature of the Applied Social Science (Hons) course from University of York means you can pursue career-related interests throughout your study and the optional work-based placement is a useful way to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to future employers.
We have a list of career profiles and mentoring opportunities for our students. You can view the stories of our alumni and learn where their degree has taken them. Login as a 'friend' to view the profiles.
Recent employment destinations include:
- Working with a local authority
- Working with a national charity
- Police officer
- Trainee TV producer
- Political marketing and campaigning consultant
- Hotel management
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Introducing Social Policy
- Introducing Sociology and Social Psychology
- Politics and Economics for Social Policy
- Exploring Social Policy and Social Justice
- Social Research Methods
- Citizenship, Difference and Inequality
- Comparative Social Policy
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 633 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Access to Higher Education Diploma
- 21 credits at Distinction and 24 credits at Merit or higher
BTEC National Extended Diploma
- M2, M2, M2
- 75% overall
- 31 points overall
International17890 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 17890 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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