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Social Sciences

Studying the social sciences will give you the opportunity to learn a range of theories, reflecting on your own thoughts, actions, and interactions with organisations around you. Throughout the course, you will develop the confidence to summarise research, interpret key findings, and most importantly, relate ideas to important issues that concern us on an everyday basis.

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Progression to the Department of Sociology

Upon completion of 60 credits it may be possible for students to progress to the Department of Sociology for undergraduate study.

The following gives an indication of what the department would be looking for:

  • For first year entry: 60 credits from Lifelong Learning with good marks. Students would need to apply via UCAS, by January each year.

For further information about progression to the Department of Sociology, please contact Dr Katy Sian, Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (

Social Sciences: Accredited Courses 2019/20

Our 2019/20 courses are listed below, and can all be booked online (click on the link on the course page).

Spring Term Courses
Summer Term Courses