This is one of several specialist routes available in our #BA (Honours) Social Sciences[R23]# degree. Alongside study of interdisciplinary social sciences, you'll have the opportunity to explore how sociologists make sense of social worlds, investigating topical issues such as immigration, family relationships, sex surveys and social networking. On completion of your degree, you'll be able to apply social theories and analytical techniques to a variety of topics that affect individuals and society. You'll also acquire transferable skills highly valued by employers - opening up employment opportunities in private, public and voluntary sector organisations. This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.