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Social Sciences (Sandwich) BSc (Hons)

University of Bath

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( 4.3) 1453 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE L306
**Direct your own learning with a broad-based training in the social sciences.**This course offers you a comprehensive grounding in the social sciences. You will have greater flexibility to customise your studies.You will take an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of social issues. In Year 1 you will be introduced to social policy, sociology and research methods. You can choose to develop interests in politics, psychology, international development and criminology.During the final two ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
42nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
9th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
2nd

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Sandwich
4 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 - 95 = 5% 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

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£20,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£19,000

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

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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
59%
History
30%
Psychology
29%
English Literature
27%
Religious Studies & Theology
23%

Social Policy

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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More info: Tuition fee for the academic year 2020/21: £9,250. £1,850 for Paid non-Erasmus work or Unpaid non-Erasmus work; £1,385 for Erasmus study or work Or Non-Erasmus study..

Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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More info: Tuition fee for the academic year 2020/21: £9,250. £1,850 for Paid non-Erasmus work or Unpaid non-Erasmus work; £1,385 for Erasmus study or work Or Non-Erasmus study..

Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands.

More info: Tuition fee for the academic year 2020/21: £9,250. £1,850 for Paid non-Erasmus work or Unpaid non-Erasmus work; £1,385 for Erasmus study or work Or Non-Erasmus study..

Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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More info: Tuition fee for the academic year 2020/21: £18,000. Placement fee - You will normally pay a reduced tuition fee instead of the full year fee while on your work placement. There will be an increase of up to 5% each year for every further year of study..

International Students
International Fees
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Latest Social Sciences reviews

Social Sciences
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Rene
11 Dec 18

Socially I enjoy it and nice change of...
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Alex
11 Dec 18

I enjoy the facilities and opportunities...

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How Social Sciences students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 29 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 56%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,453 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 54%
3 star 8%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Bath

Registry Claverton Down Road Claverton Down Bath
Bath And North East Somerset
BA2 7AY United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bath Spa  0.7 miles away

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