Human, Social, and Political Sciences BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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UCAS CODE L000
Human, Social, and Political Sciences includes politics and international relations, social anthropology and sociology. You can specialise in one or two of these, but the flexibility of the course also enables exploration of a variety of subjects in the first year.Explore the subjects you like and experience new onesHuman, Social, and Political Sciences (HSPS) at Cambridge can be tailored from the start. This means it’s suited both to those with specific subject interests and to those looking ... READ MORE

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Full time | Wolfson | 3 Years | OCT-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
3 Years

Archaeology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 97 = 3% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics

Sociology

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
48%
English Literature
45%
Mathematics
31%
Government & Politics
31%
Music
30%

Politics

Archaeology

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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Barton Road Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9BB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  1.0 miles away

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