What will I learn?

The BSc in Social Science allows you to study across the social science spectrum - criminology, education, psychology, sociology, social analytics, social policy - and think outside of conventional disciplinary boundaries. It is an excellent opportunity to study an interdisciplinary degree, allowing you to combine the theories and methods of the different disciplines to increase your knowledge and understanding.This programme will introduce you to a range of social science perspectives and methods. You can build on this foundation by choosing modules that reflect your own academic and career interests.Distinctive features•This course is characterised by a minimal number of core modules and the flexibility to pick-and-mix modules from across the other undergraduate schemes offered by the School of Social Sciences•This flexibility allows you to either sample a broad mix of topics from across the range of available options or to organise your studies thematically•Opportunity to study a credit-bearing placement module•The opportunity for you to learn in a School that was ranked 3rd in the UK for research quality in sociology and 5th for education in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF)•The involvement of research-active staff in teaching•The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment•The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School•The opportunity to study abroad.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£18,700.00 (US$ 25,461) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

26 September 2022


Main Site - Cardiff

30-36 Newport Road,


CF24 0DE, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To include A in Mathematics and B in Music, excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Cardiff University

Cardiff University is recognised by international employers from the globe-over, making its graduates highly sought after.

  • Ranked in the world’s top 100
  • Based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe
  • High quality teaching with highly qualified teaching staff
  • Recently invested GBP 600m in its facilities