Social Sciences Undergraduate Courses

Come to Derby and make a difference – our social science degrees prepare you for a career where you can influence social change.

Study in the city where one of the founding fathers of sociology, Herbert Spencer, was born. In keeping with this heritage, our social science courses are progressive and forward-thinking, focusing on the issues and trends affecting society today.

Taught by experts with great global connections, you’ll have the opportunity to broaden your horizons through work placements and studying abroad. These wide-ranging courses are perfect for combining with another subject to create a Joint Honours degree, giving you more to offer employers as you embark on your chosen career.

What our Social Sciences graduates do

Social sciences offer a broad range of skills and insights, so it’s no surprise to find our graduates enjoying career success across a range of diverse sectors.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Our Clearing hotline is now open

It’s not too late to secure your place for September. Call our Clearing hotline on +44 (0)1332 592019 to secure your place for 2019.

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