United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities 2018
301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
Reception, Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Social Science

Are you interested in a social science degree programme given that 44% of global leaders have a training in its core disciplines? If so, then Aberystwyth University’s innovative degree provides a unique opportunity to explore how societies vary across space and time, having distinctive geography and history that is reflected in a wide range of global, social, political, cultural and economic processes. Aberystwyth University is within the top 4 of all UK Universities and 1st in Wales for student satisfaction (NSS, 2016). We are also extremely proud that our core first year module, Understanding the Social World, has received 100% student satisfaction. You will be studying on a University campus that overlooks the beautiful Aberystwyth seaside town. The Department of International Politics which administers the degree programme is regarded as world leading and internationally excellent, and we are the best in Wales with our pioneering Research (Ref 2014). Although you will be part of the International Politics department, much of the teaching takes place across a number of different departments, such as, Geography, History and Psychology. You will be taught by lecturers who are enthusiastic, committed in providing you with an outstanding and dynamic learning environment. You will explore and specialise in different areas of Human Geography, Politics, Psychology, and History. Opportunities to take part in the Erasmus + programme and the International Exchange. You may have the opportunity to undertake social science research in overseas destinations (currently New York or Dublin). Our BSc Social Science will prepare you with the skills which are necessary for a wide range of employment sectors across the professions including: Health and social work;The public sector; Management and Research. Employability is embedded in the core of our teaching, and our various modules offered by the multiple departments will provide you the multiple core skills that employers are seeking such as: working independently and as part of a team, listening and engaging with speakers, effective written and communication skills to name few, this will make your journey from campus to career a smooth one.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-24
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),Aberystwyth
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £13,200