Congratulations on becoming an offer-holder in BA Social Sciences (BASS) at The University of Manchester.
You’ll be able to find connections and have the freedom to follow your own interests across six disciplines: Philosophy, Criminology, Politics, Social Anthropology, Sociology and Data Analytics.
Create a degree that suits your interests, with more than 260 course units to choose from.
Gain first-hand experience with paid work placements through Q-Step at World Bank, YouGov, and more.
Your next steps
Accept your offer
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Your questions answered
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Chat to a student
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Learning and support
Your learning experience
A week in the life of a BASS student
BASS student Denisa shares her weekly schedule and discusses her future career prospects.
A week in the life of a BASS student PDF download (670kb)
Support on your course
How we help you on your journey.
You’ll be assigned an Academic Advisor to support you throughout university and beyond.
Enjoy the opportunities to flourish with a professional experience year and other practical applications of study.
Why study Social Sciences?
Calvin tells us why he chose to study Social Sciences at Manchester.
The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research
Our core mission is to provide rigorous empirical answers to contemporary social and political questions.
Discover more about BASS
Our BASS courses allow you to sample a broad range of social science subjects in Year 1, before you specialise in Year 2 and 3.
Careers and employability
Make your mark at Manchester
BA Social Sciences (BASS) at Manchester opens a whole world of career opportunities.
Develop your skills in analytical thinking, reasoned argument and systematic expression of ideas, and gain first-hand experience through all the opportunities available at The University of Manchester.
Manchester’s Q-Step Centre
Q-Step focuses specifically on the development of career-related quantitative skills, giving you an added edge in the competitive graduate jobs market.
Improve your skills for a competitive edge in the graduate jobs market.
Get in touch
Our admissions staff are here to answer any questions you have.
You probably have concerns about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on your application and what the next academic year will look like.
The University aims to answer your questions as best we can at this time. We have compiled a set of Frequently Asked Questions to help.
If you have any further questions, you can contact our admissions team at email@example.com.
Courses within this subject area
Remind yourself how much your course at Manchester has to offer you.
Follow the relevant link for details about the course you have an offer for:
- Criminology and Data Analytics BASS
- Philosophy and Criminology BASS
- Philosophy and Data Analytics BASS
- Philosophy and Politics BASS
- Politics and Criminology BASS
- Politics and Data Analytics BASS
- Politics and Social Anthropology BASS
- Politics and Sociology BASS
- Social Anthropology and Criminology BASS
- Social Anthropology and Data Analytics BASS
- Social Anthropology and Philosophy BASS
- Social Anthropology and Sociology BASS
- Sociology and Criminology BASS
- Sociology and Data Analytics BASS
- Sociology and Philosophy BASS
If your joint course crosses into another subject area, find out more about what it offers: