Course: BA (Hons) Social Science

Study Level

Level 6


Lowestoft Campus


Three Years



This course will open up career opportunities in education, the health professions, law, social services, national and international voluntary and campaigning organisations, the media, public relations, public service organisations and government, the criminal justice system and social welfare organisations.

The course offers a flexible route within higher education for people with varying levels of experience and will enable you to develop your skills of writing, analysis, critical thinking, presentation and teamwork and apply them to contemporary issues and problems in the real world.

You will be assessed by a variety of coursework assignments.

Units you may study include:

  • The Human Mind: Introduction to Psychology
  • Identity and Culture
  • Social Policy and Social Change
  • Behaviour Awareness
  • Understanding the Social: Theories and Themes

You can apply for this course on the University of Suffolk website to study at the East Coast College Lowestoft campus. Click ‘More Information’ to be taken to the full course and application page.


96 UCAS tariff points (or above), CCC (A-Level), MMM (BTEC).

Applicants are required to hold GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualification. Applicants who do not hold these qualifications may be considered on an individual basis based upon their overall application and the course applied for.

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