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Applied Social Science (Hons)

University of York

36 months
Duration
17890 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

With the breadth of knowledge and transferable skills you'll gain on this Applied Social Science (Hons) course from University of York, you'll be well placed to pursue a career in a number of fields, especially in the public and voluntary sectors as a policy advisor, policy analyst, researcher, campaigner, journalist or civil servant.

Overview

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. 

Career opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
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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.
87

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61
More about PTE Academic
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.
87

Other requirements

General requirements

A levels

  • BBB

Access to Higher Education Diploma

  • 21 credits at Distinction and 24 credits at Merit or higher

BTEC National Extended Diploma

  • DDM

Cambridge Pre-U

  • M2, M2, M2

European Baccalaureate

  • 75% overall

International Baccalaureate

  • 31 points overall

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17890 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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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