Courses

A thriving and lively place to learn the Social Sciences offer a range of courses designed to provide students with both an exciting and innovative learning experience and prepare them for future career paths.

All of our programmes have an excellent reputation for academic quality and open up opportunities in a wide range of fields in the social and caring professions and in both the public and private sectors.

All our courses offer students the chance to gain experience in relevant workplace environments. Our strong focus on combining academic insight with real world application is also reflected in the range of opportunities we provide for students across the programmes to take part in field trips to, amongst other places, London, Amsterdam and Belfast.

Undergraduate

Childhood & Youth Studies

BA (Hons)

Explore the lives of children and young people in the UK and across the globe. Discover the knowledge and insight that a social science perspective can provide. Learn about yourself and be equipped for working with children and young people.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Childhood & Youth Studies and Criminology

BA (Hons)

Examine the lives of children and young people in the UK and across the globe. Explore all aspects of crime and the criminal justice system. And investigate the interaction between these two fascinating areas.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Childhood & Youth Studies and Sociology

BA (Hons)

Examine issues that impact the lives and development of children and young people from a sociological perspective. Explore how society works and changes. Discover the experiences of others on field trips in the UK and Europe.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Early Childhood Studies

BA (Hons)

What is the nature of childhood? Is it different around the world? Study early childhood studies with us to explore international perceptions and realities of childhood. Expand your learning further on field trips across the UK and Europe.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Early Childhood Studies and Sociology

BA (Hons)

Study the perceptions and realities of children and early childhood. Explore how society works and changes and take part in field trips in the UK and Europe to see these ideas from different perspectives around the world.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Sociology

BA (Hons)

Interested in why humans think and behave so differently? Understand the world around you on our sociology degree. Critically analyse social and cultural settings and apply your knowledge to different issues on field trips in the UK and Europe.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Postgraduate

Safeguarding in Sport

MA

Prepare for a career in safeguarding, athlete welfare or working with young people on this specialist Masters degree, designed for graduates and those already working in sport or the children’s workforce.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies)

PGCert

Challenge the assumption that autism is a disorder or impairment. Learn to provide support. Designed and delivered with support from autistic people, on our PGCert Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies) course you’ll view autism as a form of cognitive diversity.

Course Length:
3 months
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies)

MA

Designed and delivered with support from autistic people, this Masters challenges the assumption that autism is a disorder or impairment. Instead, you’ll learn to view it as a form of cognitive diversity and understand what support empowers autistic people.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (International Childhood)

MA

Gain an international perspective on childhood and children’s rights across civilisations, cultures and centuries on our international childhood degree. Take a work placement or field trip to broaden your perspective.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Safeguarding in Sport

MA

Prepare for a career in safeguarding, athlete welfare or working with young people on this specialist Masters degree, designed for graduates and those already working in sport or the children’s workforce.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies)

PGCert

Challenge the assumption that autism is a disorder or impairment. Learn to provide support. Designed and delivered with support from autistic people, on our PGCert Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies) course you’ll view autism as a form of cognitive diversity.

Course Length:
3 months
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (Critical Autism Studies)

MA

Designed and delivered with support from autistic people, this Masters challenges the assumption that autism is a disorder or impairment. Instead, you’ll learn to view it as a form of cognitive diversity and understand what support empowers autistic people.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Social Sciences (International Childhood)

MA

Gain an international perspective on childhood and children’s rights across civilisations, cultures and centuries on our international childhood degree. Take a work placement or field trip to broaden your perspective.

Course Length:
1 year, 2 years
Location:
Edge Hill University

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