At Stage 1 you will begin with a broad introductory module covering the key concepts and theories in the social sciences: criminology, economics, geography, politics and international studies, and psychology. You will also be introduced to core ideas and theoretical approaches to the study of crime, criminal justice, harm and victimisation.
Choose one specialist route or continue with a broad-based study of social sciences.
If you intend to specialise at Stages 2 and 3 in:
- Criminology, Geography, Politics or Sociology – you will study Investigating the social world (DD103)
- Economics – you will choose between Investigating the social world (DD103) or both Discovering mathematics (MU123) and You and your money: personal finance in context (DB123)
- Psychology – you will study Investigating psychology 1 (DE100).
To continue with a broad-based study of social sciences you will choose 60 credits from the four option modules shown below.