Social Sciences Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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( 4.3) 3721 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L3L4
Are you looking to develop a global understanding of society, social dynamics and modern life, skills in research and analysis, and strong decision-making skills?The Social Sciences department is home to a large community of enquiring minds who are interested in international developments, analysing crime and the criminal justice system, communicating on a global scale through language, and challenging conventional wisdom. Many of the staff are active researchers and leaders in their field, ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
50th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Media Studies

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 - 77 = 23% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£18,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

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

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
Sociology
43%
Psychology
38%
English Language
25%
English Literature
15%
History
14%

Politics

Media Studies

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
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£15,500 per year
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International Students
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How Social Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 16 reviews

5 star 57%
4 star 25%
3 star 6%
2 star 12%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,721 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 38%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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