Why study Social Sciences with The Open University?
Our world-leading research underpins an innovative range of undergraduate qualifications.
The benefits of studying social science with us are:
- You can specialise in criminology, economics, geography, politics, psychology, religious studies or sociology.
- You’ll be learning from creative, cutting-edge and intellectually rigorous materials.
- Our highly successful teaching focuses on key policy issues, both in the UK and internationally.
- Our modules are engaging and introduce you to cutting-edge research and ideas.
Careers in Social Sciences
Social science qualifications provide an excellent foundation for a wide variety of careers. Popular career choices include business, politics, human resources, the civil and diplomatic services and the public sector.
Our range of courses in social sciences can help you start or progress your career as a:
- Social Worker
- Civil Servant
- Charity Worker
- Business Manager