BA Social Science Foundation Year
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BA Social Science Foundation degree
Your next step to a brighter future?
Get where you want to be in life with our BA Social Science Foundation degree, specifically for learners without a traditional education background.
You may have recently left education, or you are returning to study after a break. Perhaps you missed out on the common entry requirements and are considering the BA Social Science as a gateway to a degree. This course is perfect for those who don’t have the A Level entry requirements to apply for a standard three-year degree.
This four-year programme takes the first year to lay the foundations that you’ll need to progress onto a degree topic in social sciences for the other three years. There are plenty of degrees to choose from in the areas of Law, Education, Sociology and Social Policy, Politics and International Studies, and Healthcare.
Whichever direction you choose, we'll get you started on your learning journey and support you all the way through. Applications to this course are open until 30 June 2023.
Join our on campus event on Saturday 3 June to learn more about this programme.
BA Social Science Foundation Year Open Day
Join our on campus event to learn more about the BA Social Science extended degree programme and meet staff and students from the programme.
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If you have any questions or would like to discuss the course in further detail please get in touch with the BA Social Science Programme Lead, Richard Tavernier.