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History and Sociology (BSc Econ)

  • LV31

3 years (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

History and Sociology BScEcon (Joint Honours) gives students the opportunity to combine study of the fascinating subject of history with the study of wider society and the social processes within it. The School of Social Sciences is an internationally recognised centre of high quality teaching and research, with one half of all its research rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. By combining these two courses, students will gain a wealth of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial to the world of employment, opening the doors to a variety of career paths. Students will also enjoy superb teaching and a range of optional modules, enabling students to tailor their course to their own needs and interests.

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Key Facts

UCAS Code LV31
Duration 3 years
How to apply www.cardiff.ac.uk/howtoapply
Accreditation  
Typical places available

The School of Social Sciences admits over 300 students to their undergraduate degree programmes every year.

The School of History, Archaeology and Religion admit around 260 students each year to its undergraduate degree programmes.

Typical applications received School of Social Sciences = 1500
School of History, Archaeology and Religion = 1650
Scholarships & Bursaries www.cardiff.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees www.cardiff.ac.uk/fees
Typical A-level offer ABB including History
Admissions Tutors History – Mrs Lisa Watkins
Sociology - Rachel Swann
Tel Number History – 029 2087 4313
Sociology - 029 2087 5122
Email address History:jointhonoursugadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk
Sociology: socsi-ugadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk
School website www.cardiff.ac.uk/socsi
www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of Sociology and History on our website.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of Sociology and History on our website.

Typical A-level Offer   ABB Three A-levels including History
Typical WBQ Offer  Advanced Diploma with a pass in the Core and grades AB in GCE Advanced Level subjects, to include History
Typical Int Bacc Offer  34 points with 6 in History
Other Applications from those offering alternative qualifications are welcome. Please see detailed admissions and selection criteria for more information.

A list of commonly accepted alternative entry qualifications and admissions and selection criteria for this degree programme can be read here.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of History and Sociology on our website.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Mrs Lisa Watkins  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 74313 

Fax:  

Email: historyugadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

School Contact

Name: Undergraduate Admissions Office  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 5122 

Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4175 

Email: socsi-ugadmissions@cf.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/socsi

More information

School of History, Archaeology and Religion

School of Social Sciences