University College London
Social Sciences with Data Science BSc (Hons)
University College London

Key Course Facts


Salary of Graduates in Mathematical Sciences

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Statistics at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £35000 £37000 £46000
25-75 percentile range £30000 - £52500 £30000 - £44000 £36000 - £62000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Mathematical Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23627 £21308 £24839
25-75 percentile range £20448 - £27030 £15962 - £26290 £18858 - £31379

Course Description

This BSc focuses on understanding the social and economic forces shaping our world. Crucially, it combines this with a rigorous training in the highly valued quantitative techniques and data analysis skills needed to examine them. You will study at least three social science disciplines including sociology and economics.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Social Sciences with Data Science BSc (Hons) at University College London

30% Business and public service associate professionals
25% Teaching Professionals
20% Sales occupations
10% Skilled trades occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
5% Media Professionals
0% Caring personal services

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Including one in a relevant subject/science (80 UCAS tariff points)

31-30 overall or 665-655 in 3 HL subjects.

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

Including a relevant subject/science @ C or above (80 UCAS tariff points)

If Mathematics is not taken beyond GCSE, a grade 7, (or A) in GCSE Mathematics, or Core Mathematics grade B is essential

GCSE English Language and Mathematics required at grade B or 6.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Social Sciences with Data Science, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Social Sciences with Data Science BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £32100 year 1
International £32100 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2023/24 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2024/25 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme).

Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, the fees indicated above will be charged to 2023/24 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University College London in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #1 
    • #2 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]

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About University College London

University College London, otherwise known as UCL, is a government funded research university based in metropolitan London, England. It’s a university that puts emphasis on investigative research and the teaching of critical thinking skills for its alumni. The university has its main campus in the Bloomsbury area of the populous London Borough of Camden, in Central London, where students can enjoy its large parks and open spaces in their free time.

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