Applied Social Sciences Course with BA Hons Degree

HSPS students are able to change to an alternative course after completion of Part I as long as the course in question is willing to take them and they have approval from their College. There are no compulsory additional course costs for HSPS, though please refer to the relevant course information if you wish to take any papers from other degree courses that may incur additional costs. Full course details about HSPS are available on the Faculty website and if you have any queries about resources/materials, please contact the Faculty. Depending on the track you choose, there may be options to take individual papers in the other HSPS subjects or from other courses as well. This culminates with the opportunity to complete a final year placement module that enables you to put your acquired knowledge and abilities to use in a workplace suited to your individual skills and interests. Two £1,000 awards for students who have overcome challenges to attend university.

We will not require a pass in any separate science practical endorsement for a science A level if you apply for entry in 2022 . The requirements to practice a profession vary from country to country. If you wish to practice your profession outside the United Kingdom, you are advised to confirm that the UK professional qualification you seek is valid in the country in which you are intending to work. As well as being recognised as a higher academic qualification, a number of our degrees are also accredited by professional bodies in the United Kingdom.

  • Direct your own learning with a broad-based training in the social sciences that is focused on cutting-edge issues of social change and justice.
  • This course is closed to applications from Home students for September 2022 entry.
  • Designed to meet the growing demand for graduates with the ability to use big data to solve complex political and social problems.
  • Social statistics, methods and computing involves the collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative social science data.
  • This degree prepares you for people-oriented jobs that require an understanding of how people think and act, and have high levels of interaction with others.

Geographers explore the interactions between them, globally and locally. Analysing and understanding the dynamics of cultures, societies and economies, how they vary between places, and why differences and inequalities exist, inform some of the big issues facing society today. Science and technology studies is concerned with what scientists do, what their role is in our society, the history and culture of science, and the policies and debates that shape our modern scientific and technological world. Economic and social history looks at past events to learn from history and better understand the processes of contemporary or near contemporary society.

Home and Island students

Choose the areas you want to study, and which questions you want to research. Take the initiative while we support you with advice, guidance and facilities. Choose from three different pathways, depending on your interests, previous experience and career goals. Earn a qualification approved by the Health and Care Professions Council .

The Faculty has two libraries and superb teaching resources including the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, computing facilities, multimedia-equipped teaching rooms, and a rare collection of ethnographic films. Politics and International Relations explores politics within and between countries, covering issues from human rights and democracy, to financial crises and international conflict. Our graduates have successfully gone into diverse fields such as social work, community education, teaching, care services, the police service and public relations work. Psychological research related to ‘real life’ situations showing how psychology can be practiced in environments such as industry, law, education, health and social work. We accept this qualification but due to recent updates to the grading levels within the European Baccalaureate, our entry requirements are currently under review. Please contact us directly via email to should you wish to obtain more information.

BSc Hons Health and Social Care via Study Centres

5, 4, 4 in three elective subjects or 5, 4 in two elective subjects plus 4 in core English or Mathematics. Please contact us if you are taking this qualification with a different board. We may be able to consider your application if you are taking the Højere Handelseksamen , Højere Teknisk Eksamen , Højere Forberedelseseksamen . An average of 85% in the Diploma with 88%, 85%, 85% in three Year 12 subjects. 80% and 70% in two Higher subjects plus 5, 4, 4 in three Standard subjects. We cannot accept the Apolytirion unless it is studied alongside A levels.

Please provide copies of your school reports within your email for our consideration. We accept these qualifications whether you have studied them in the UK or abroad. Our entry requirements are listed under the ‘United Kingdom’ section. Our entry requirements are listed under the ‘United States of America’ section. You will need to hold an English language qualification in place of ACT or SATR scores as we can only accept these for United States citizens.

Humanities & Social Sciences

An overall score of 85% in the classical, languages or scientific pathway with 9, 8, 8 in three subjects from your final report card. We do not accept grade A- in place of grade A or grade B- in place of grade B. You do not need the required grade in Mathematics if you study a higher level qualification in Mathematics or Statistics . Pass units worth 120 credits, including a minimum of a Pass 3 with 65% in a relevant essay-based Level 2 unit. See the ‘Combinations of qualifications’ section for information about combinations of A level and BTEC qualifications that we can consider. You can choose from a number of optional units in years 1, 2 and 3.

Such research activity ensures that our course is kept current and relevant. Your final paper can be a further sociology paper, one from another HSPS subject, or borrowed from another department . Optional paper topics in Years 2 and 3 usually include urban anthropology, gender, development, science and society, media and visual culture, as well as choices from another HSPS subject. Cambridge offers a world-class undergraduate education, and excellent teachers and learning facilities.

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Placement and study abroad opportunities are subject to UK and Scottish Government health and travel advice. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and through independent study.