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Student Experience

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Committed to giving you the bigger picture, the School of Social Sciences offers you a wide variety of experience to enhance your time studying with us, and improve your employability skills ahead of graduation.

In this section, you can find out more about the opportunities available to our students across Black Studies, Criminology, Psychology and Sociology. This includes our extensive sandwich year placement options, embedded into all of our undergraduate courses, and our exciting field trips. You'll also find first hand accounts of what it is like to be a student here from both our current students and successful graduates. 

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There's no better way to prepare for work than to experience it first-hand. That’s why we put so much time and dedication into our Social Sciences Placements Scheme.
Placements >>

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Field Trips

One of our main goals within the School of Social Sciences is to show you social sciences in practice in the real world. Field trips are a big part of that.
Field Trips >>

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Our Graduates

Alumni of the School of Social Sciences can be found up and down the UK, in countless different roles and companies.
Our Graduates >>

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Day in the Life

We asked our students to show us what they typically get up to on a day to day basis at the School of Social Sciences.
Day in the Life >>

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We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students at Birmingham City University's School of Social Sciences, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.
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