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Undergraduate courses related to 'Social Sciences'

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Honours degrees

Honours degrees

  • Also known as an undergraduate or bachelors degree.
  • Internationally respected, universally understood.
  • An essential requirement for many high-level jobs.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of your subject – and the tools to investigate, think critically, form reasoned arguments, solve problems and communicate effectively in new contexts.
  • Progress to higher level study, such as a postgraduate diploma or masters degree.

  1. BA (Honours) Social Sciences
  2. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Criminology)
  3. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Economics)
  4. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Geography)
  5. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Politics)
  6. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Psychology)
  7. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Religious Studies)
  8. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Sociology)
  9. BA (Honours) Business Management (Economics)
  10. BA (Honours) Criminology and Law
  11. BA (Honours) Economics
  12. BSc (Honours) Economics and Mathematical Sciences
  13. BA (Honours) International Studies
  14. Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB)
  15. Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (graduate entry)
  16. BA (Honours) Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  17. BA (Honours) Youth Justice Studies (England and Wales)
  18. BSc (Honours) Combined STEM
  19. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and Psychology
  20. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and a second subject
  21. BA (Honours) Criminology and Psychology
  22. BA (Honours) Environmental Studies
  23. BSc (Honours) Forensic Psychology
  24. BSc (Honours) Geography and Environmental Science
  25. BA (Honours) History and Politics
  26. BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  27. BSc (Honours) Psychology
  28. BSc (Honours) Psychology with Counselling
  29. BA (Honours) Criminology
  30. BSc (Honours) Social Psychology
  31. BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies
  32. BA/BSc (Honours) Open degree

Foundation degrees

Foundation degrees

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Enhance your professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Equivalent to the first two thirds of an honours degree.
  • Use it to support your current role or progress your career.
  • Combine work-based learning with academic study – you need to be employed or volunteering in a relevant work setting.
  • Top up to an honours degree in just two years.

We offer most of our foundation degrees as diplomas of higher education for students living or working in Scotland.

  1. Foundation Degree in Counselling

Diplomas of Higher Education

  1. Diploma of Higher Education in Social Sciences
  2. Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Law
  3. Diploma of Higher Education in Economics
  4. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Psychology
  5. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  6. Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Psychology
  7. Diploma of Higher Education in Environmental Management and Technology
  8. Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics
  9. Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  10. Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology
  11. Diploma of Higher Education in Counselling
  12. Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology
  13. Diploma of Higher Education Open

Certificates of Higher Education

Certificates of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first third of an honours degree.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Shows that you can study successfully at university level.
  • Count it towards further qualifications such as a foundation degree, DipHE or honours degree.
  1. Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences
  2. Certificate of Higher Education in Economics and Personal Finance
  3. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Psychology
  4. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  5. Certificate of Higher Education in Psychology
  6. Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
  7. Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
  8. Certificate of Higher Education Open

Modules

Modules

  • Self-contained unit of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Combine modules towards OU qualifications, or study individually for interest or professional development.
  • Credit in an appropriate subject is widely recognised by many other universities.
  • Level of difficulty graded as Access or OU level 1, 2 and 3 (equivalent to FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6, SCQF levels 7, 8, 9 and 10 respectively).