Social Science BA (Hons)

University of Brighton

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Course info

UCAS CODE L540
This is a highly flexible course that enables you to choose modules from across all these areas. Social science encompasses subjects that explore human society and the relationships within it - from politics and sociology to social policy and psychology. You can tailor the degree to your own interests and career aspirations: giving you the freedom to specialise in a specific area of social science or to maintain a more general approach to your degree throughout.A variety of careers are open to... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
82nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
114th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
39th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Social Policy

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 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, October 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

Social Policy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
77%
Sociology
37%
English Literature
24%
Biology
18%
History
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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EU Fees
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University of Brighton
CompUniGuide ranking
114th
Student rating
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The University of Brighton is based on the south coast of England, with three campuses in Brighton and one in Eastbourne. The university offers undergraduate degrees in a wide spread of subjects from architecture to midwifery to sport science. The emphasis is on putting learning into practice. A large proportion are professional and practice-based, accredited by external organisations. All courses offer work-related learning. Over 94% of Brighton graduates are working, training or pursuing further study within six months of graduation (2016-17 DLHE). During their time at the University of Brighton, students benefit from opportunities to develop additional experience and skills by joining the university’s professional and entrepreneurial networks, and through live project work and undertaking volunteering.

Where you'll study

University of Brighton

Mithras House
Lewes Road
Brighton
Brighton & Hove
BN2 4AT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Moulsecoomb  0.2 miles away