BA Global Social Challenges / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Bachelor of Arts
Duration
3 or 4 years
Typical A-level offer
Grades ABB.
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.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Applications for this course will be through UCAS.

The information on this page is subject to university approval in Autumn 2022.

Course overview

  • 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 measure, analyse and address 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 and expertise to work across national and international organisations, governmental bodies and the third sector.

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Policy on additional costs

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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

There is one fully funded scholarship (tuition fees and living costs) available per year to international students. There are also three smaller scholarships of £2,000 per year available to international students.

Scholarships and bursaries, including the Manchester Bursary , are available to eligible home/EU students.

Some undergraduate UK students will receive bursaries of up to £2,000 per year, in addition to the government package of maintenance grants.

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Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
School of Social Sciences Admissions Office
Email
School/Faculty overview

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