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Social Sciences

Study one of our social science courses and we’ll give you the knowledge, confidence and motivation to make a real difference to society and your community. You’ll develop your skills which will allow you to question, critique and evaluate the world around you.

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  • Icon for achievement94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey published in June 2018.
  • Student satisfaction icon100% student satisfaction rate for BA(Hons) Criminology and Sociology in latest National Student Survey, published in July 2018.
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    Expand your horizons

    You’ll have the opportunity to expand your horizons past the classroom and into the real world.

    With opportunities to take part in local initiatives or work placements abroad you’ll be able to build your skills and abilities and get real-life experience.

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    Innovative teachers

    You’ll learn from prominent academics and researchers with years of cutting-edge research behind them.

    You could be writing policy papers and speeches or taking part in role play exercises to help you think creatively and critically.

“Choosing to study at UWE Bristol was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. My course is so varied and offers excellent career prospects.”

Louise, MSc Environmental Health

Student experiences

Psychology, Sociology and Criminology at UWE Bristol film

A short film about our exciting and inspiring courses that prepare students to start making a difference as soon as they graduate.

You can find out more about Social Science degrees at UWE Bristol from these videos:

Foundation Social Science courses (2019/20 entry)

Undergraduate Social Science courses (2019/20 entry)

Postgraduate Social Science courses (2019/20 entry)

Professional development

View our range of professional short courses in Social Sciences.

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