BASS Social Anthropology and Quantitative Methods / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2019

How to apply

Apply through UCAS

Advice to applicants

Potential candidates are expected to demonstrate why they have chosen this particular degree in their personal statement and express why the course interests them.

Applicants submitting information about mitigating circumstances, such as: family illness, problems with school facilities or an unusual curriculum followed by your school or college, you should include this in the referee's report.

We cannot usually take into account information that is supplied after an adverse decision has been made on an application by the admitting school.

How your application is considered

Applications are considered on the basis of an assessment of past and predicted academic achievements, the academic reference and personal statement.

Returning to education

We welcome applications from anyone who is returning to education.

Contact: Tom McCunnie

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

International applicants who are studying foundation year programmes, will be considered on the basis they have completed their High School education in full, see our list of approved UK foundation programmes and entry requirements .

We also accept a number of qualifications from around the globe, see our country-specific information pages. If you need help, email .


Applications for deferred entry are considered equally to other applications up to the point of confirmation. Deferred entry is granted on the discretion of admissions staff, and is normally granted for one year only.

NB Some English Language test results, such as IELTS of TOEFL, are only valid from two years from the test date.

Policy for applicants who resit their qualifications

We consider applicants who are resitting.



If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you can apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry.

In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved. We may refer back to previous applications or registrations at the University.

If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should include additional evidence of your suitability for the course.

If you are applying through clearing you will need to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and clearing places will be subject to availability.