Social Sciences

Within this broad range of diverse courses we give students the opportunity to find out more about what makes society tick; whether that is through the lens of crime, policing or the study of society.

Social Sciences courses

Criminology BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L6L1   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

Our Criminology BA (Hons) course offers you the perfect opportunity to study issues relating to crime and deviance. This may include everything from the way in which crime and deviance are represented to the way in which the justice system responds to these factors. Our Criminology degree offers you the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of issues that reflect your concerns about crime and deviance.


Criminology with Police Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L3N2   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

Criminology with Police Studies BA (Hons) combines the academic study of issues relating to crime and deviance with modules covering aspects of modern policing. This may include the way in which crime and deviance is represented to the way in which the policing system responds to it. Criminology with Police Studies offers you a structured opportunity to develop a critical understanding of issues that reflect your concerns about crime, deviance and policing.


Law LLB (Hons)

UCAS course code: M100   Duration: 3 years full-time; Part-time options available on request

The LLB degree is a Qualifying Law Degree (approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board) and provides the essential subject knowledge to excel in the law, as well as a myriad of opportunities to develop the skills and attributes essential for a successful career. Each module promotes learning through lectures and small group sessions led by subject experts in the field.        


Police Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L4L3   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

Modern society is complex and simple answers rarely provide adequate explanations, but this course will help by equipping you with the skills and capability to contribute to a modern police force in a diverse and dynamic society. It draws upon the experience and expertise of experienced police officers to prepare you for roles within policing or justice.


Social Sciences Degrees with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

The Foundation Year offers you the opportunity to grow in confidence in academic study through the development of key skills and the exploration of diverse themes and cutting-edge developments in a large array of subject areas in Social Sciences and other Schools.


Sociology BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: 8K9S   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

The society in which we live has become more diverse. The certainties once provided by rigid social divisions in Class, Gender and Ethnicity have faded. Divisions based upon Age, Disability and Sexuality have emerged as powerful forces shaping the way that we live our lives. BA Sociology encourages you to make sense of the world so that you might contribute to it.


Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: LL33   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

The society in which we live has become more diverse and this has contributed to greater concerns regarding crime and deviance. Sociology with Criminology BA (Hons) encourages you to make sense of the ways in which crime and deviance can be understood as part of a changing society so that you might contribute to it.


Sociology with Police Studies BA (Hons)

UCAS course code: L3L4   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

Studying Sociology with Police Studies BA (Hons) at York St John University will give you the opportunity to explore and address issues that are relevant to contemporary society but where a major focus of your work will pursue issues relating to policing. You will benefit from being taught on Police modules by staff with significant and varied experience within the police force.  


Data Science BSc (Hons)*

UCAS course code: G130   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

Data is increasingly driving how we earn, how we learn, what we do in our leisure time and even how we commit crime. This course will equip you to convert data into knowledge and to make the seemingly unintelligible accessible by the many, not the few.


Mathematics BSc (Hons)*

UCAS course code: G100   Duration: 3 years full-time | 6 years part-time

In a world that is increasingly dependent upon data, confidence, insight, and skill in the application of Mathematics and a thorough knowledge of its underpinning concepts are in high demand by employers across industry and commerce. For students with a passion for understanding the world from a mathematical perspective, we can provide you with the skills and experience to capitalise upon these opportunities.


Subject to final approval

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