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Social Sciences BA (Hons)

University of the West of Scotland

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Course info

UCAS CODE L310
The BA (Hons) Social Sciences course introduces you to a range of social science disciplines before allowing to specialise in politics, policy and or sociology combinations. This suite of degrees offers a foundation of broad-based social science skills with a strong emphasis on developing problem-solving skills across the first two years. After this foundation, you can elect to follow one of three specialist pathways, highlighting in-depth disciplinary knowledge in either Politics and Policy, ... READ MORE

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Full time | Paisley Campus | 4 Years | SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
106th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
103rd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
67th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Sociology

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 - 86 = 14% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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£13,325 per year
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Latest Social Sciences reviews

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Student Reviewer
25 Feb 15

Social Sciences BA (Hons)

The university has a nice atmosphere and is open to all people from all walks of life. It could use some updating...
SR
Student Reviewer
25 Feb 15

Social Sciences BA (Hons)

Great widening access university that has provided me excellent support in my subject choices and facilitated...

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How Social Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 9 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 22%
3 star 55%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,016 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 52%
3 star 18%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

University of the West of Scotland

High Street Paisley
Renfrewshire
PA1 2BE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Paisley Canal  0.2 miles away

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