Social and Political Sciences BA (Hons)

University of York

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UCAS CODE LL32
BA Social and Political Sciences allows you to study a flexible choice of modules from a huge range offered by three highly respected academic departments.Youll be taught by world-leading academics and study the most up-to-date theories in social and political sciences. As your studies progress youll have the flexibility to tailor your degree to allow you to focus on your own interests, whether thats globalisation, human rights, the future of the welfare state, migration, equality or social ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Politics
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
60th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
22nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
14th

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
3 Years

Politics

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 - 90 = 10% 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

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£21,000

Social Policy

Sociology

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, August 2020

Entry requirements
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
Sociology
39%
English Literature
33%
History
31%
Psychology
25%
Music
24%

Social Policy

Politics

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,350 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Politics reviews

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Kelly
11 Feb 20

Social and Political Sciences BA (Hons)

It’s been good! 1st year was interesting as I didn’t really like my housemates, but it’s just a case of pot luck....
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Vicky
24 Oct 18

History/Politics (Equal) BA (Hons)

Can feel quite lonely at times and took a while to settle but enjoyed it...

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Where you'll study

University of York

Heslington York
YO10 5DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Poppleton  2.7 miles away

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