Social Sciences with Foundation Year (BSc) Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BSc Social Sciences with Foundation Year will introduce students to the main academic ideas, theories and issues within the social sciences and help them understand, analyse and write about contemporary debates. Students will receive intensive support to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake undergraduate studies. This programme will build one's confidence and give him or her the core knowledge and key skills needed to succeed at university. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, students can automatically progress on to the three-year, full-time evening study BSc Social Sciences. Graduates can pursue careers in local or national government, education, social work or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming a charity officer, journalist, social researcher or further education lecturer.

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BSc Social Sciences with Foundation Year will introduce students to the main academic ideas, theories and issues within the social sciences and help them understand, analyse and write about contemporary debates. Students will receive intensive support to develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake undergraduate studies. This programme will build one's confidence and give him or her the core knowledge and key skills needed to succeed at university. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, students can automatically progress on to the three-year, full-time evening study BSc Social Sciences. Graduates can pursue careers in local or national government, education, social work or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming a charity officer, journalist, social researcher or further education lecturer.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
48+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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Birkbeck, University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution ranked in the top 250 universities world-wide in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2016-17. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected University of London qualifications and offers a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London’s working professionals.

Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city centre campus. Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full time undergraduate courses within five schools (School of Arts, School of Business, Economics & Informatics, School of Science, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy) and awards internationally respected University of London qualifications.

International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities. There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]


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Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city centre campus. Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full time Master's (MA/MSc/MRes) and Research (MPhil/PhD) courses within five schools (School of Arts, School of Business, Economics & Informatics, School of Science, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy) and awards internationally respected University of London qualifications.

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