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Solihull College & University Centre

Social Justice Studies - Subject to validation

UCAS Code: B733

Bachelor of Arts - BA

Entry requirements


A level

D,D,D,D-A*,A*,A*,A*

Access to HE Diploma

D:15,M:15,P:15

Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject such as (Social Science/Social Studies). Acheiving a minimum of 60 credits with 45 at level 3, with at least 15 credits at Distinction, 15 credits at Merit and 15 at Pass profile.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE C/4 or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent will be required.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Students will gain subject specialist knowledge, and professional skills, that will prepare them to enter a wide-range of careers or postgraduate study in the field of social justice studies. Students will have the opportunity to major in Education, International Relations or Sustainable Development, giving them the opportunity to focus on their specific area of interest. Students will gain valuable experience when they undertake a placement in the 2nd year of their studies that will provide them with industry-recognised experience in the field.

Specifically, it is anticipated that graduates with a BA in Social Justice Studies will be able to access careers in the following fields:

- Social services

- Community outreach work

- Teaching and the education sector

- Journalism

- Charity and activist work

- Youth work

- Local and national government

- International and sustainable development

Modules

Modules are provisional at present and may include:

Year 1

Academic and Research Skills
Education in a Global Context
Global Politics and International Relations
Professional Practice and Community Engagement
Sustainable Development
Theoretical Perspectives on Justice

Year 2

Activism and Social Change
Crime and Society
Emerging Economies
Enterprise Project
Placement
Widening Participation in Higher Education
Year 3

Dissertation
Climate Change

Assessment methods

Students will complete a range of summative assignments, including coursework essays, a placement log, research projects and multi-format assessments. In all modules, emphasis is placed upon the application of theory and demonstration of problem solving skills, and evaluative skills. Students will also complete one piece of formative work per module in order to provide opportunities to develop the necessary skills.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,500
per year
England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

Extra funding

Solihull College & University Centre will be offering both Academic Scholarships and Bursaries for students applying for both full time and part time study for September 2018. Please see our website for further information https://www.solihull.ac.uk/uni-level-learner/student-services/

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Course location:

Solihull College & University Centre

Department:

Early Years and Childhood Studies

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