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BSc Social Sciences

The BSc Social Sciences is the flagship degree of the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy, and is perfect for those students who are looking for a flexible programme that builds on their own interests, strengths and experiences.

The course is structured around four core modules that cover the fundamentals of social theory, social and public policy, and research methods. You can then choose options from across the School, including modules in geography, history, politics, philosophy, development studies, psycho social studies, anthropology, social policy, and sociology.

The knowledge and skills that you will acquire on this programme will build your capacity as a thinker, communicator and analyst. Our students come from a range of backgrounds, and pursue a wide spectrum of careers, including in central or local government, public policy, cultural industries, enterprise, social research, and journalism.

You will be taught be academic staff who are expert in their field and committed to teaching, alongside London’s working professionals,  in classes that are engaging and participatory.

What our students say:

  • 'The broad and diverse nature of the modules is really good and you will definitely be able to find something you will be interested in.' - Michael Corbishley
  • 'The interdisplinary nature of the course is great; and the interconnection of the different subjects.' - Helen McEachern
  • 'Both the diversity of the students and the Central London location are aspects I enjoy.' - Sean Ross

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