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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Clearing Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

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Social Sciences

Our School of Social Sciences has a mission to make sense of the world. Our students and academics work together across disciplines to develop insights into society. Our teaching and learning are intertwined with research, constantly connecting with communities to see what works. Along with Psychology, Criminology and Sociology, we offer specialised routes in Black Studies, Policing, Counselling and Youth and Community.

Meet Harris

Head of Birmingham City School of Social Sciences

Hear from Professor Harris Beider. He’ll give you a clear idea of what being a Social Sciences student at BCU is like. Everything from the subjects on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, the placement opportunities we have for you and the exciting careers you can go onto with a degree from BCU.

What you'll see at a City Centre Open Day

Our student Shelby takes you on a tour of our City Centre campus, showing you what an Open Day at BCU is really like.

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See our facilities

The Curzon Building, City Centre Campus

Get your first impression of our Curzon building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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Study Social Sciences

We're focused on everything from understanding crime and punishment to the study of all aspects of psychology and the exploration of social structures and change. Find out how you can make a difference in the world at our School of Social Sciences.

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Sociology/Black Studies

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Sociology/Black Studies is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

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Psychology

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Psychology is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

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Criminology/Policing

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for Criminology/Policing is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us in September.

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  • Preparing for the hotline

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Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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