BASS Politics and Sociology / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts (BA)
- 3 or 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical contextual A-level offer
BBBFind out more about contextual admissions.
- Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.Find out more about contextual admissions.
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
6,5,5 at Higher level, 34 points overall. Applicants taking English Language A must achieve grade 4 at Higher or Standard level. Applicants offering English Language B must achieve grade 5 at Higher level and grade 6 at Standard level.
Changes to International Baccalaureate Diploma Mathematics Courses from September 2019, first examination 2021. We are aware of the planned changes to the IB Mathematics curriculum. IB students will be able to choose from: Mathematics: analysis and approaches and Mathematics: applications and interpretation from September 2019.
For this programme of study we will accept: Mathematics: analysis and approaches or Mathematics: applications and interpretation at SL or HL
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS .
- Explore comparative and international politics, and political theory, developing strong transferable skills of independent thinking, research and analysis.
- Understand social structures, and challenge and improve standards of living.
- Enjoy studying abroad or a professional placement on a four-year optional course.
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Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For entry in 2022 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2023 entry.
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