Open day: BA Social Science (extended degree) - Saturday 2 December

Find out about BA Social Science; explore our campus, see our outstanding facilities, meet the programme leader, programme director, current students, admissions staff and academics.

Our four-year programme in BA Social Science is designed for students who don’t have the standard entry requirements.

If you feel you missed out on education and want the opportunity to realise your potential, this course will give you a firm grounding in the social sciences and prepare you to progress to one of our social science degree courses.


What to expect at the open day

This event is designed to give you an insight into the Leeds student experience.

You can find out about the BA Social Science programme, explore the campus and see our outstanding facilities, as well as chat to the programme leader, programme director, current students, student experience manager, admissions staff and academics.


Introductory talk

Our introductory talk will give you an insight into what you can expect to study on the BA Social Science programme and as a student at Leeds. Hear about our current students’ experiences, discover more about living in Leeds and find out how you can enhance your degree at our work placement, study abroad and volunteering talk.

Subject session (Taster)

This will be short, subject-specific presentation covering a number of core elements of the social sciences to give you an insight into being a BA Social Science student.


Take a tour of our award-winning students’ union and The Edge, our state of the art sport and fitness facility, plus our impressive Laidlaw Library.


Open day timetable

10.00 – 11.15
Meet and greet (refreshments e.g. tea/coffee & pastries)
Welcome and course overview: Programme Leader; Programme Director and academic staff.

11.15 – 11.30

11.30 – 12.15
Student Experience (Current students)
Student Experience and Support (Student Experience Manager)

12.15 – 12.45

12.45 – 13.15
Subject Session (Taster)

13.15 – 14.15
Q & A

14.15 – 15.00
Campus Tour

How to find us

When you enter the Social Sciences Building (No 82 on the campus map) at the main entrance (level 10), take the lift or stairs up two floors to level 12. We can be found in rooms 12.21 & 12.25.


Campus map (including index of buildings)

Directions of how to find us


Book your place

To book a place at the BA Social Science event please email your name, email address and any special requirements (e.g. access/dietary) to Please note that we only have the capacity for one guest per applicant. 


More about the BA Social Science

Find out more about this course by visiting our BA Social Science webpage.


Location details

Room 12.21/12.25 
Level 12
Social Sciences Building
University of Leeds

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