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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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2023/24 Programme

For the 2023/24 academic year, we will be offering a mix of course modes with some courses remaining on Zoom, but some now being offered back in the classroom.

Please ensure when you make a booking for a course that the mode of delivery meets with personal requirements - each course is only offered via one delivery mode.

Students signing up to work towards a Certificate of Higher Education should bear in mind that for future terms they may need to attend courses in York, in person.

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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 (