The BS (Hons) Social Sciences is an innovative forward-thinking programme that combines academic rigour with the practicalities of the real world. With core themes of sustainability, interdisciplinarity and students as the creators of knowledge this programme is at the absolute cutting edge of higher education teaching and learning. The course will enable you to understand yourselves and your relationship to a rapidly changing, complex and uncertain world. This course recognises that creating solutions for the challenges of today require a joined up non-compartmentalised approach that steps outside of the confines of a single discipline. You will benefit from a mix of work-based study and a variety of thought-provoking modules exploring psychology, sociology, social policy, politics, economics, human geography and international relations. You’ll also delve into contemporary social, economic and environmental issues such as sustainability, globalisation, climate change, technology, health and social welfare and much more. A work-based placement in Year 2 provides an opportunity to put your learning in to practice, and increases your employability.