BA Global Social Challenges / Overview
Year of entry: 2023
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- Degree awarded
- Bachelor of Arts
- 3 or 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
34 points overall. 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.
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: Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches or Applications and Interpretation .
Applicants studying the International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) should contact the academic School prior to applying so that their academic profile can be considered.
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Applications for this course will be through UCAS.
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- Join one of the UK’s top ten universities for social science courses (Times Higher Education Rankings 2022) to study a uniquely contemporary and transdisciplinary degree.
- Gain the intellectual and practical skills to face head-on some of the most pressing social challenges and harms of our times, such as social injustice, climate change, conflict, violence and migration.
- Understand and respond to global challenges from a wealth of perspectives, including politics, economics, law, criminology, philosophy, sociology, social anthropology and social statistics.
- Gain key knowledge, skills, analytic and professional expertise to work across national and international organisations, governmental bodies and the voluntary sector.
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All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
Three scholarships of £2,000 per year are available to international students.
During Year 2 of the programme, students will have the option to go on a part-university funded international fieldtrip to Krakow and Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. The School of Social Sciences will contribute to the costs of this optional fieldtrip. After this contribution, the maximum projected cost to students would be £350.
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Scholarships and bursaries are available to eligible Home/EU students, including the Manchester Bursary . This bursary is in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.
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