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Social Sciences (Sociology)

Open University in Scotland

Content

This is one of several specialist routes available in our BA (Honours) Social Sciences (R23) degree. Alongside study of interdisciplinary social sciences, you’ll have the opportunity to explore how sociologists make sense of social worlds, investigating topical issues such as immigration, family relationships, sex surveys and social networking.

On completion of your degree, you’ll be able to apply social theories and analytical techniques to a variety of topics that affect individuals and society. You’ll also acquire transferable skills highly valued by employers – opening up employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal qualifications required to study this degree. Computer and internet access required.

If you’re new to study or to the OU, we recommend that you start with a course at Level 1.

Start Date

October, February

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

Flexible

Faculty

General

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

Languages

Politics

Religion

Sociology