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Social Sciences

Set yourself apart from other graduates: We provide a stimulating and challenging environment for studying sociology, psychology and criminology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Open Days 2017

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Postgraduate Open Day
Wednesday 26 April 2017, 3 - 8pm

Our students, academics and professional service staff will be on hand to answer any questions you have.

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What is the future of murder?

Our students joined a panel of experts for a fascinating discussion

Leading criminologists Professor David Wilson and Dr Elizabeth Yardley, author Erwin James who was convicted of murder, and prison governor Jamie Bennett tried to predict what murder might look like in the future. Missed it? You can watch it again!

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The Future of Murder

Academic Expertise

Our staff are social about science.

From Government advisers and textbook writers, through to social pioneers and documentary makers, our staff have an exceptional variety of experience, which you can benefit from.

Where we're from

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Set yourself apart from other graduates

Studying for an undergraduate degree in social sciences at Birmingham City University opens you up to a wide range of unique opportunities. You will leave fully equipped with a range of skills and experiences to help you succeed in a number of career paths.

Our undergraduate social sciences courses have achieved international and national recognition from professional bodies.

SociologySociology courses

We've been delivering Sociology courses for over 20 years, allowing students to look in-depth at society and social changes.

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All of our psychology courses are professionally accredited. Our new courses give you the chance to combine your studies with criminology or sociology.

CriminologyCriminology courses

Our criminology academics are recognised for their pioneering research and regularly provide expert commentary in national and international media.

Psychology with Business

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Psychology with Business course is a chance to look at the inter-relationships and integration of psychology and business, their research methodologies and their application to a range of situations.

Black Studies

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Our new for 2017 Black Studies course – the first of its kind in the UK - will help you recognise and appreciate the achievements and movements of Black scholars, activists and communities.

Day in the Life video

Want to know what life might be like for you if you enrol at the School of Social Sciences? Watch Zoe's video diary.

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