Level 6 BA (Hons) Social Studies Degree (2+2 pathway)
The course is run in partnership with the highly prestigious University of Warwick and you will be enrolled as a Warwick undergraduate throughout the duration of the course, even when studying at Coventry College during the first two years. It is a flexible degree and will give you the opportunity to try out different subject areas before deciding on your individual pathway.
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Subjects you study are as follows:
Years 1 & 2 – studying at Coventry College
You will take introductory modules in:
- Sociological Perspectives
- Health, Welfare and Social Policy
- Researching Society and Culture
There will also be sessions on study skills.
Throughout this time, there will be structured learning, personal tutorial support and access to learning workshops for communication and study skills.
You will be gradually introduced to university-level study to help you to make the transition from Coventry College to the University of Warwick.
Years 3 & 4 – University of Warwick
You choose a subject area in year 3 in which to specialise. However, you can also take options offered by other departments at the University which can include languages such as French or German, Business Studies, History, Law and Philosophy.
Further details can be found in the Centre for Lifelong Learning section of the University’s website.
There are no formal entry requirements. However, you will need to demonstrate that you have the potential and motivation to study at degree level. You will need to complete a 2+2 application form. A written test must be completed successfully before an applicant is called for interview.
The decisions on applications for HE candidates are made by curriculum staff after interview, audition or portfolio review have taken place.
Applicants will be interviewed and will undertake a short written task.
If you make an application for Coventry College, interview dates are as follows:
25 March, 13 May, 17 June, 15 July and 9 September
Location of interview: Westwood Campus, University of Warwick
Length of study:
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Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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