Social Sciences Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The Open University 87% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 92% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 90% 0% 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
University of Portsmouth 90% 0% 0% - - - Portsmouth online Full-time
University of Leicester 90% 0% 0% - - - Leicester online Part-time
The Open University 82% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 82% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 82% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Social Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20915 £19939 £22877
25-75 percentile range £17566 - £25453 £14190 - £26327 £15899 - £30144

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19500 £17769 £20368
25-75 percentile range £16500 - £23000 £11923 - £23679 £13645 - £27171

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Social Sciences

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Social Sciences who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Social Sciences

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Social Sciences who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Social Sciences (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Social Sciences at Liverpool Hope University

20% Welfare and housing associate professionals
10% Caring personal services
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Elementary occupations
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Finance Professionals
5% Welfare Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Social Sciences in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Social Sciences

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Social Sciences studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Doctor of Social Science - DSocSc
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE

The median salary of graduates of Social Sciences was £20915 15 months after graduation, £19939 3 years after graduation and £22877 5 years after graduation.

Social Sciences (Geography) (R23-GEO) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 224 respondents.