Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences

Social sciences are scholarly disciplines studying human society and individual relationships in and to society. The field includes study areas such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science and history. Social science research is often eclectic; therefore practitioners use various methodologies combining quantitative and qualitative research techniques. Even though they are closely linked to humanities, social sciences differ from the latter with their use of scientific research methodologies in the inquiries about human society.

Studies in social sciences equip students with cross-cultural awareness, social research skills, critical thinking and communication skills. Many academic programmes in the field provide knowledge and skills on how to identify and analyze social concerns, and develop positions and proposals on social issues. Students examine historical and contemporary problems and gets involved in intellectual debates to flourish. They are encouraged to question and challenge assumptions to comprehend the world we live in more deeply. Specialized degrees in economics, psychology, humanities, geography and other social sciences stimulate students’ intellectual curiosity and allow them to broaden their perspective.

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Suggested Bachelor's Programmes

International Relations (Peacekeeping) International Relations (Peacekeeping)
  • Any time
  • National $ 8,038 per year
  • International $ 8,038 per year
  • Not specified

This degree gives students an understanding of the world and analyzes the nature of modern global relationships. Due to interdisciplinary nature of international relations, the student develops broad critical thinking skills in politics, economics, culture, and history. Through analysis of contemporary issues, students develop specialized skills that combine theory and practice within the field.

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Communications Communications
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • National € 8,500 per semester
  • International € 8,500 per semester
  • 48 months

The Bachelors of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical, and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. Students with a BA in Communications can go on to careers in such fields as Film and Video Production, Journalism, Corporate Communications, Politics, Law, Community Organizing and Service, Education, Management, and Non-profit Administration.

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Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 26,590 per year
  • Non-EEA € 26,590 per year
  • Not specified

In an increasingly interdependent but uneven world, analyses of the role of ideas (theory), of power (politics), and of material interest (economics) must be brought together for an in-depth understanding of global political processes. The Major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics has its origins in the long-established and highly successful PPE degree offered at the University of Oxford.

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European History with a Year Abroad (Hons) European History with a Year Abroad (Hons)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 48 months

Any study of history engages a natural human curiosity about the past. History is an exciting and diverse subject, which is reflected in the flexibility and breadth of the BA in History offered at Kent.

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War Studies (Hons) War Studies (Hons)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 36 months

Our modules reflect the range of our research interests, from war and culture to the evolution of tank warfare. At Kent, we believe military history should form the main thrust of our programme, an area often sidelined by similar courses. In addition to War Studies modules, the diverse pool of History modules remains accessible to our students.

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Marketing Communications and Social Media Marketing Communications and Social Media
  • Feb 2016
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 11,120 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,380 per year
  • 48 months

The BBA in Marketing Communications and Social Media combines the theory and practice of Marketing with an understanding of the role of Communication in promoting business interests in a new-media environment.

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International Communications Studies with Chinese International Communications Studies with Chinese
  • Sep 2015
  • International € 12,055 per year
  • National € 12,055 per year
  • 48 months

This interdisciplinary degree programme aims to develop a soundly based understanding of the various factors which influence the way communications now take place in an increasingly interconnected world at the same time as giving an insight into the skills and knowledge required by the contemporary international communications industries.

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Political Science Political Science
  • Jan 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • National € 8,500 per semester
  • International € 8,500 per semester
  • 48 months

The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science has as its focus the theoretical and methodological aspects of the study of Politics and, more broadly, the Social Sciences. An understanding of the historical and behavioral aspects of political life is the foundation on which the curriculum for this degree is based.

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History (Hons) History (Hons)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 36 months

This course is carefully crafted to allow undergraduates to tailor their degree to their own interests, with more than 70 undergraduate history modules to choose from, covering topics from the crusades to the Cold War; from the impact of science on 19th-century culture to the totalitarian regimes of Stalin’s Russia and Hitler’s Third Reich.

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Psychology Psychology
  • Any time
  • National $ 8,038 per year
  • International $ 8,038 per year
  • Not specified

Students in this degree program examine the theories and history of the workings of the human mind by studying aspects of developmental, organizational and abnormal psychology.

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International Studies with French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese International Studies with French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese
  • Sep 2015
  • International € 12,055 per year
  • National € 12,055 per year
  • 48 months

International Studies with French/German/Spanish/Japanese/Chinese - The first year comprises a special programme of English for Academic Purposes designed by highly experienced staff from the acclaimed Centre of English Language Learning (CELE) at the University of Nottingham. This is carefully integrated with the study programmes offered by each academic school so as to prepare students fully for years 2-4 of the degree.

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English Language and Literature (Honours) English Language and Literature (Honours)
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 2,930 per year
  • Non-EEA € 2,930 per year
  • 72 months

This degree course offers a stimulating and wide-ranging introduction to English language and literature. You´ll have the opportunity to investigate how the English language is used in a variety of global contexts, and to study literature from different historical periods and diverse cultural settings. You´ll explore writing and speech in a wide range of forms, and develop your skills in the interpretation of both literary and non-literary texts.

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