Human, Social, and Political Sciences BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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( 4.2) 747 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L000
The course comprises three core disciplines, taught by globally respected departments: Politics and International Relations explores politics within and between countries, covering issues from human rights and democracy, to financial crises and international conflict; Social anthropologists address ‘what it is to be human’ by studying social and cultural diversity – how people live, think and relate to each other around the world; Sociology focuses on the nature of modern societies and the... READ MORE

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Full time | Murray Edwards | 3 Years | OCT-20

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Uni rankings

Biological Sciences
WUSCA student ranking
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37th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-20
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 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Archaeology graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Archaeology graduate salary
£25,000

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£25,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£25,000

Entry requirements
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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

Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 0DF United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  1.1 miles away

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