University of East London

Course Introduction

There are a large number of employment opportunities for graduates with a degree from the School of Law and Social Sciences. This programme responds to employers' needs to build up fundamental transferable skills. Therefore, it will enable you to gain confidence in a large number of sought'after generic skills, such as communication, independent thinking and analytical skills, working as part of a team, organisational skills and time management. Following subsequent study at degree level, you will be able to seek employment in a vast range of organisations such as NGOs, charities, national and local government, education, social work and corporate management. Careers in consultancy, research and social commentary and policy are also possible.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
BA (Hons) £14,040 ???abroad???
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
BA (Hons) £9,000 ???home???

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 24
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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90% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 82%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 89%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 87%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

76% Go on to work and/or study

In work 51
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 18
Unknown 6

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 9%

Total Coursework: 91%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation