Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences - Undergraduate

Introduction

The School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University is a large and vibrant academic community which offers a wide range of qualifications in diverse disciplines including psychology, criminology, sociology, youth, health and social care, politics, international relations, education and social work. We are a close knit community with lots of ways that you can get involved in the life of the School, from attending research seminars to joining the Psychology or Criminology societies.

Outstanding teaching

Our aim is to provide the highest quality education and to equip you with the skills that will help you to make a success of your career. Our students are taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff, many of who are involved in innovative research or are published authors in their specialist areas. You’ll learn through a combination of traditional lectures and group seminars; and depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in debates, presentations and group discussions. We also regularly invite renowned experts and professionals in related fields to come and talk to our students.

Our research gives you the edge

We have an established reputation for high quality and socially relevant research. Research informs the content of our courses and ensures that they are up-to-date and relevant to our student’s future careers.

Professionally recognised courses

Many of our courses are accredited, validated or recognised by their associated professional body. Our undergraduate Psychology courses taught on our City Campus are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), and our Social Work course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, providing you with a recognised degree and future employers with confident and capable graduates.

Fantastic facilities

The School of Social Sciences in located in the centre of NTU’s City Campus, with a wide range of facilities designed to help you excel. Our open access PCs are available for you to work between lectures, and depending on your course you may also be able to take advantage of our media suite and Law courts. Our dedicated Psychology laboratories include an undergraduate teaching laboratory, and specialist research laboratories including eye trackers, motion capture labs and an £80,000 EEG system.

Study abroad

We provide a range of opportunities for our students to study abroad and gain valuable international experience, enhance their life skills, and really stand out to potential employers. We offer a range of international programmes which vary in length, both in Europe and further afield.

Succeed with Social Sciences

Our graduates have an enviable track record of going on to achieve successful careers, and we offer specialist careers advice to our students throughout their time at NTU. We support our students to develop their employability skills and plan their next steps in order to maximise their potential and meet their career goals.

Why choose Nottingham to study Social Sciences?

Nottingham is truly a student city; with two major universities and 60,000 students choosing to make it their home. From shopping to museums, cafes, sports, music venues and nightlife; Nottingham offers something for everyone.

We are proud of the strong relationships we enjoy with groups and organisations in and around Nottingham; from HMP Whatton to Framework Housing Association, alongside our own research centres such as the Nottingham Centre for Children, Young People and Families. Not only will these links enrich your learning experience, they also give you the opportunity to get involved and make a difference to the lives of individuals and groups in our local community.

Academic departments:

Politics and International Relations

The staff in our Department of Politics and International Relations are recognised nationally and internationally for their research activity, media contribution and consultancy work, and are passionate about translating this expertise into the classroom.

Psychology

Psychology has been recognised for its teaching excellence, while also having a strong national and international research profile. Our undergraduate courses taught on the City Campus, postgraduate psychology conversion courses and our MSc Forensic Psychology are all accredited by the British Psychological Society.

Social Work and Health

The Department of Social Work and Health brings together a team of staff from a range of academic and professional backgrounds in the areas of social work, public health and social care. The team strives for excellence in both teaching and research, while maintaining close working relationships with organisations.

Sociology

The Department of Sociology offers courses in the areas of sociology, criminology, youth and career guidance. These subject areas are all concerned with thinking critically about the social world in which we live and supporting and protecting people and the environment across and within complex and diverse contexts.
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BSc (Hons) Psychology

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree explores the secrets of what makes us human, what it means to be alive and why we behave in the ways we do. This course covers all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum. [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology Our students would recommend us! In the latest National Student Survey 96% of our recent BSc (Hons) Psychology and BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology graduates would recommend studying at NTU. Our British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree explores the secrets of what makes us human, what it means to be alive and why we behave in the ways we do. This course covers all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum. You'll explore the human being, the workings of the brain, the processes and mechanisms of human thinking, feeling and behaviour and how psychologists, psychological research and therapy can make a tangible and positive difference to people's lives and society. Why choose this course? The BSc (Hons) Psychology is a BPS accredited degree and will allow you to receive the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS as long as you graduate with at least a 2.2 honours degree. Psychology at NTU is ranked 5th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the overall quality of their course, and 6th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course (Guardian University league table 2016). Tailor your learning experience - with a range of optional modules and pathways you can pursue your own interests and begin to shape your learning towards further study and / or a particular career. In your final year you'll get the opportunity to take part in our Professional Practice in Psychology conference. Offering you the chance to experience life as a consultant psychologist, providing psychological solutions to real-world problems. You can gain practical experience between Years Two and Three as well as undertake a work placement or study abroad at one of our partner institutions. You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You'll be able to take full advantage of our excellent teaching laboratory suite. The facilities and equipment are exclusively for our psychology students and will help you carry out your own research and analyse data. You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. 96% of BSc (Hons) Psychology full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Psychology at NTU is one of the top risers in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 research rankings. The 2014 Assessment also showed: 60% of our research outputs were considered to be internationally excellent or world leading in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 100% of our research impact is internationally excellent with 73% described as world leading Our research impact and output is the highest of any UK psychology department with an equivalent research environment. Accredited by: What you'll study In the first two years of this degree, you'll complete core modules in biological, social, developmental, and cognitive psychology, as well as conceptual and historical issues. You'll also undertake training in research methods and statistics. In your final year you'll complete an empirical research project, focused on a topic of your choosing under the supervision of a research active member of staff, and take part in the innovative ‘Professional Practice in Psychology conference. The latter, which is a unique feature of psychology at NTU, offers you the chance to experience life as a consultant psychologist, to provide psychological solutions to real world problem scenarios supplied by external organizations, and to present your solutions to these organisations in a professional conference format. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement in between Year Two and Year Three. You must apply with the UCAS code C801 to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. Study abroad Students on the three year full-time course may also have the chance to study abroad at one of our partner universities. Current locations of our partner institutions include, Australia, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain. You'll decide early on in your first year if you would like to apply to take part in the exchange programme. You would study abroad between Year Two and Year Three and it would therefore involve extending the course length to four years. The study abroad option is only available for students on the three year full-time route and therefore you must apply with the UCAS code C800. Tailor your learning experience - with a range of optional modules and pathways you can pursue your own interests and begin to shape your learning towards further study and / or a particular career. How you’re taught The BSc (Hons) Psychology is taught by experienced staff used to working with students from a wide variety of backgrounds and with varying levels of skill and experience. To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods including lectures, workshops, small group seminars and one-on-one supervision. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop: problem-solving skills group working analysis debating skills presentation skills the ability to discuss a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff Students are supported throughout the course via a tutorial system. These small group meetings allow the students contact with an individual member of staff who will help them with study skills and advice about the course and curriculum. At these sessions you will also have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. 97% of BSc (Hons) Psychology full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things. (National Student Survey 2016) Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You will still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. How will I be assessed? You'll be assessed in a variety of ways and on a modular basis; through traditional means such as examinations and essays, but also in more innovative ways such as research reports, oral and poster presentations and by a final year research project. Our diverse approach to assessment allows students to demonstrate the breadth of their abilities and provides opportunity for everyone to excel. The range of assessment tools has been acknowledged as one of the strengths of the course by the BPS Accreditation Committee and External Examiners. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Learn from experts Our lecturers are highly respected, with many involved in innovative research or are published authors in their specialist areas. Research groups include: Addiction and Aberrant Behaviours, Wellbeing, Development, Interaction and Social Relations, Language and Psycholinguistics, Cognition and Perception. There are also a range of research units including: The International Gaming Research Unit, Emergency Services Research Unit, Specific Language Impairment Research Unit, and the Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit. Learning from external guests In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you will also hear and learn from renowned experts and professionals in related fields who are regularly invited to come and talk to our students providing you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences. Psychology seminar series You'll get the opportunity to attend the Department of Psychology seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year. The seminars invite experts and professional to present their publications and research findings. This is an integral part of the research culture in the Psychology Department and stimulates thinking and debate. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 96% of BSc (Hons) Psychology full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Work experience opportunities Our Psychology courses are designed so that you can develop all the knowledge and skills that you'll need for your future career. The course will develop your transferable skills, including: numerical communication presentation analytical problem-solving skills. Highly sought after by employers, these skills will put you in a strong position within the graduate market. The course enables students to select the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module. Students that partake in this module will get to engage in work-related roles through volunteering, paid work, or workplace shadowing. You'll get the opportunity to participate in our Professional Practice in Psychology Conference which is unique to NTU. This provides you with the opportunity to experience life as a consultant psychologist, to provide psychological solutions to real world problem scenarios supplied by external organisations, and to present their solutions to these organisations in a professional conference format. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You must apply with the UCAS code C801 to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. We encourage all our students to take part in voluntary work. Nottingham Trent Volunteering will allow you to get involved in one day challenges, student-led projects and the volunteer shop. You can also gain formal recognition for your achievements outside of your studies with our Acceler8 employability award. This award will improve your employability prospects and act as a record of the experiences you gain at NTU. Your career development With the British Psychological Society’s GBC secured, you will be eligible on graduation to pursue further postgraduate (Masters of Doctoral) training in psychology, possibly as a professional psychologist (in forensic, clinical, educational, occupational, counselling, and sport psychology), to pursue an academic and / or research career in various areas of psychology (by working as a research assistant, for example, or by studying for a Masters or PhD), or simply to exploit the transferable skills you have learned on your course to pursue a career outside of psychology. Psychology qualifications tend to be very popular with all employers because they demand an ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written forms (through verbal presentation and the writing of essays and reports), an ability to solve real world problems and well-developed numerical skills. This all means you will be very well placed to capitalise on other graduate employment opportunities in areas as diverse as marketing, journalism, human resources, policing and teaching. Further study or training may be required for some of these roles. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Psychology graduates are pursuing:* Advertising and Marketing Manager Assistant Psychologist Communications Officer Healthcare Assistant Marketing Assistant Mental Health Support Assistant Prison Officer Recovery Support Worker Recruitment Consultant Speech and Language Therapy Assistant Teaching Assistant Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. There are opportunities to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers if you undertake the four year sandwich course or through the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module in the final year of the course. Employability Team Careers and employability advice is available to all our undergraduate students and is provided by a team of subject specialists within the Department of Psychology and the University's Employability Team. Psychology is very proud of its graduates and their successes. We very much look forward to helping you graduate to your chosen career be it in psychology or beyond. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology sandwich students go on to work or further study within six months. (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15) Facilities As a Psychology student you will benefit from our dedicated learning environment. We have an undergraduate teaching laboratory and specialist research laboratories including eye trackers, motion capture labs and an £80,000 EEG system. These facilities support staff research as well as student projects in the exciting areas of human cognition, behavioural neuroscience, human interaction and communication, and human development. You will also have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: Three years full-time A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Four year placement A-levels – ABB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 128 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year routes It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology – Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology – Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour, in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology - in why people behave in the way they do. Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science, and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about out how to carry out research and analyse data. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology or the course pathways. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting criteria which include: meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. International For September 2017 entry you will need: Three years full-time A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Four year placement A-levels – ABB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 128 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year routes It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology – Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology – Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour, in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology - in why people behave in the way they do. Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science, and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about out how to carry out research and analyse data. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology or the course pathways. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting criteria which include: meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. [-]

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This engaging British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited course combines a comprehensive training in Psychology with the study of criminal behaviour, types of crime and knowledge of the criminal justice system. [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology Our students would recommend us! In the latest National Student Survey 96% of our recent BSc (Hons) Psychology and BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology graduates would recommend studying at NTU. This engaging British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited course combines a comprehensive training in Psychology with the study of criminal behaviour, types of crime and knowledge of the criminal justice system. Our students benefit from over 60 academic experts, weekly research seminars and have access to first–class laboratory suites. The course covers all the core areas of Psychology stipulated by the BPS curriculum. This accounts for two-thirds of the course and includes the workings of the brain; the processes and mechanisms of human thinking feeling and behaviour; and how psychologists, psychological research and therapy can make a tangible and positive difference to people’s lives and society. The remaining third of the curriculum considers the social-cultural implications of crime and criminality and the contexts in which crimes are committed and understood. Why choose this course? Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 5th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the overall quality of their course, and 6th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course (Guardian University league table 2016). The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology is a BPS accredited degree and will allow you to receive the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS as long as you graduate with at least a 2.2 honours degree. Tailor your learning experience with a range of optional modules. This will give you the chance to pursue your own interests and begin to shape your learning towards further study and / or a particular career. In your final year you'll get the opportunity to take part in our Professional Practice in Psychology conference. Offering you the chance to experience life as a consultant psychologist, providing psychological solutions to real-world problems. You can gain practical experience between Years Two and Three as well as undertake a work placement or study abroad at one of our partner institutions. You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You'll be able to take full advantage of our excellent teaching laboratory suite. The facilities and equipment are exclusively for our psychology students and will help you carry out your own research and analyse data. You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. Psychology at NTU is one of the top risers in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 research rankings. The 2014 Assessment also showed: 60% of our research outputs were considered to be internationally excellent or world leading in REF 2014 100% of our research impact is internationally excellent with 73% described as world leading Our research impact and output is the highest of any UK psychology department with an equivalent research environment. Accredited by: What you'll study In the first two years of your degree, you'll complete an introduction to psychology, core modules in biological, social, developmental, and cognitive psychology, as well as undertaking training in research methods and statistics. In criminology, you'll complete additional modules covering criminal behaviour, crime and society, the criminal justice system, issues in contemporary policing and penology. In your final year, you'll sit further core modules in psychology, covering individual differences and historical and conceptual issues, and can tailor your studies (often with a view to future employment opportunities) by choosing from a range of optional psychology and criminology modules. In your final year you'll also complete a research project in psychology, focused on a topic of your choosing under the supervision of a research active member of staff. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement in between Year Two and Year Three. You must apply with the UCAS code C8M3 to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. Study abroad If you are on the three year full-time course you may also have the chance to study abroad as part of the course at one of our partner universities. Our current partner institutions include locations such as Australia, The USA, Hungary, The Netherlands and Poland. You'll decide early on in your first year if you would like to apply to take part in the exchange programme. You would study abroad between Year Two and Year Three and it would therefore involve extending the course length to four years. The study abroad option is only available for students on the three year full-time route and therefore you must apply with the UCAS code C8M2. Tailor your learning experience with a range of optional modules. This will give you the chance to pursue your own interests and begin to shape your learning towards further study and / or a particular career. How you’re taught The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology is taught by experienced staff used to dealing with students from a wide variety of backgrounds and with varying levels of skill and experience. To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you will receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. The course is delivered through lectures, workshops, small group teaching and one-on-one supervision. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop problem solving skills, group working, analysis, debating skills, presentation skills and discussion about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff Students are also supported, throughout the course, via a dedicated tutorial system. These weekly small group meetings allow the students contact with an individual member of staff who will help them with study skills and advice about the course and curriculum. At these sessions you will also have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You will still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Learning from experts Our lecturers are highly respected, with many involved in innovative research or are published authors in their specialist areas. Research groups include: Addiction and Aberrant Behaviours, Wellbeing, Development, Interaction and Social Relations, Language and Psycholinguistics, Cognition and Perception. There are also a range of research units including: The International Gaming Research Unit, Emergency Services Research Unit, Specific Language Impairment Research Unit, and the Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you'll also hear and learn from renowned experts and professionals in related fields who are regularly invited to come and talk to our students providing you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? You'll be assessed in a variety of ways and on a modular basis; through traditional means such as examinations and essays, but also in more innovative ways such as research reports, oral and poster presentations, case reports and a final year research project. Our diverse approach to assessment allows students to demonstrate the breadth of their abilities and provides opportunity for everyone to excel. The range of assessment tools has been acknowledged as one of the strengths of the course by the BPS Accreditation Committee and External Examiners. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Psychology seminar series You will get the opportunity to attend the Department of Psychology seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year. The seminars invite experts and professional to present their publications and research findings. This is an integral part of the research culture in the Psychology Department and stimulates Psychological thinking and debate. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 95% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology full-time students agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities Our Psychology courses are designed so that you can develop all the knowledge and skills that you'll need for your future career. The course will develop your transferable skills, including: numerical communication presentation analytical problem-solving skills. Highly sought after by employers, these skills will put you in a strong position within the graduate market. You'll get the opportunity to participate in our Professional Practice in Psychology Conference which is unique to NTU. This provides you with the opportunity to experience life as a consultant psychologist, to provide psychological solutions to real world problem scenarios supplied by external organisations, and to present their solutions to these organizations in a professional conference format. You'l also be able to select the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module. Students that choose this module will get to engage in work-related roles through volunteering, paid work, or workplace shadowing. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You must apply with the UCAS code C8M3 to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. We encourage all our students to take part in voluntary work. Nottingham Trent Volunteering will allow you to get involved in one day challenges, student-led projects and the volunteer shop. Your career development With the British Psychological Society’s GBC secured, you will be eligible on graduation to pursue further postgraduate (Masters of Doctoral) training in psychology, possibly as a professional psychologist (in forensic, clinical, educational, occupational, counselling, and sport psychology), to pursue an academic and / or research career in various areas of psychology or criminology (by working as a research assistant, for example, or by studying for a Masters or PhD), or to pursue criminology relevant careers in the probation, police or prison services. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Psychology with Criminology graduates are pursuing:* Civil Enforcement Officer Community Protection Officer Conversation Assistant HR Administrator Mental Healthcare Assistant Prison Officer PR Assistant Recruitment Consultant Research Assistant Teaching Assistant Special Constable Support Worker Youth Worker. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. Other graduates exploit the transferable skills they have learned during their course to pursue a range of careers outside of psychology or criminology. Psychology related qualifications tend to be very popular with all employers because they demand an ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written forms (through verbal presentation and the writing of essays and reports), an ability to solve real world problems and well-developed numerical skills. This all means you'l be very well placed to capitalise on other graduate employment opportunities in areas as diverse as marketing, journalism, human resources, policing and teaching. You may need complete further study or training for some of these roles. There are opportunities to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers if you undertake the four year sandwich course or through the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module in the final year of the course. Our Employability Team Careers and employability advice is available to all our undergraduate students and is provided by a team of subject specialists within the Department of Psychology and the University's Employability Team. Psychology is very proud of its graduates and their successes, and we very much look forward to helping you graduate to your chosen career be it in psychology or beyond. Our Psychology courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) so as long as you graduate with at least a 2.2 honours degree you will be eligible to receive the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership of the BPS – a necessary qualification if you wish to pursue further training and a career as a professional psychologist. Facilities As a Psychology student you will benefit from our dedicated learning environment. We have an undergraduate teaching laboratory and specialist research laboratories including eye trackers, motion capture labs and an £80,000 EEG system. These facilities support staff research as well as student projects in the exciting areas of human cognition, behavioural neuroscience, human interaction and communication, and human development. You will also have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need the following. Three years full-time You will need one of the following: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. Four year placement You will need one of the following: A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year route It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology - Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology - Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology (why people behave in the way they do) and a related interest in criminology (crime and crime prevention). Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science, and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about how to carry out research and analyse data. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting a transfer criteria which includes: Meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course Passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. International For September 2017 entry you will need the following. Three years full-time You will need one of the following: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. Four year placement You will need one of the following: A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year route You will need GCSE English Language and Maths grade C or above. It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology - Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology - Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology (why people behave in the way they do) and a related interest in criminology (crime and crime prevention). Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science, and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about how to carry out research and analyse data. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting a transfer criteria which includes: Meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course Passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. [-]

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology

Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our psychology students are highly satisfied. 100% of our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students are satisfied with the course overall. [+]

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology Our psychology students are highly satisfied. 100% of our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students are satisfied with the course overall. (National Student Survey 2016) This British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited course combines a comprehensive training in Psychology with the study of the structure and dynamics of social systems and society as a whole. The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited degree which combines comprehensive training in psychology (taught across two thirds of the curriculum) with the study of the structure and dynamics of social systems and society as a whole (taught across the remaining third). Why choose this course? Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 5th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the overall quality of their course, and 6th out of 112 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course (Guardian University league table 2016). The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology is a BPS accredited degree and will allow you to receive the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the BPS as long as you graduate with at least a 2.2 honours degree. Tailor your learning experience - with a range of optional modules and pathways you can pursue your own interests and begin to shape your learning towards further study and / or a particular career. In your final year you will get the opportunity to take part in our Professional Practice in Psychology conference. Offering you the chance to experience life as a consultant psychologist, providing psychological solutions to real-world problems. You can gain practical experience between Years Two and Three as well as undertake a work placement or study abroad at one of our partner institutions. You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You'll be able to take full advantage of our excellent teaching laboratory suite. The facilities and equipment are exclusively for our psychology students and will help you carry out your own research and analyse data. Learn from enthusiastic and expert staff. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching and have made the subject interesting. (National Student Survey 2016) Psychology at NTU is one of the top risers in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 research rankings. The 2014 Assessment also showed: 60% of our research outputs were considered to be internationally excellent or world-leading in REF 2014 100% of our research impact is internationally excellent with 73% described as world-leading Our research impact and output is the highest of any UK psychology department with an equivalent research environment. Accredited by: What you'll study This British Psychology Society (BPS) accredited course combines a comprehensive training in Psychology with the study of the structure and dynamics of social systems and society as a whole. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement in between Year Two and Year Three. You must apply with the UCAS code C8LJ to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. Study abroad If you're on the three year full-time course you may also have the chance to study abroad as part of the course at one of our partner universities. Our current partner institutions include locations such as Australia, the USA, Hungary, the Netherlands and Poland. You'll decide early on in your first year if you would like to apply to take part in the exchange programme. You would study abroad between Year Two and Year Three and it would therefore involve extending the course length to four years. The study abroad option is only available if you are on the three year full-time route and therefore you must apply with the UCAS code C8LH. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that the course is intellectually stimulating. (National Student Survey 2016) How you’re taught The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology is taught by experienced staff used to working with students from a wide variety of backgrounds and with varying levels of skill and experience. To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university you will receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and workshops. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop: problem-solving skills group working analysis debating skills presentation skills the ability to discuss a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff You'll be supported throughout the course via a dedicated tutorial system. These weekly small group meetings allow the students contact with an individual member of staff who will help them with study skills and advice about the course and curriculum. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to. (National Student Survey 2016) Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You will still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Learning from experts Our lecturers are highly respected, with many involved in innovative research or are published authors in their specialist areas. Research groups include: Addiction and Aberrant Behaviours, Wellbeing, Development, Interaction and Social Relations, Language and Psycholinguistics, Cognition and Perception. There are also a range of research units including: The International Gaming Research Unit, Emergency Services Research Unit, Specific Language Impairment Research Unit, and the Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you'll also hear and learn from renowned experts and professionals in related fields who are regularly invited to come and talk to our students providing you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed in a variety of ways and on a modular basis; through traditional means such as examinations and essays, but also in more innovative ways such as research reports, oral and poster presentations, and a final year research project. Our diverse approach to assessment allows students to demonstrate the breadth of their abilities and provides opportunity for everyone to excel. The range of assessment tools has been acknowledged as one of the strengths of the course by the BPS Accreditation Committee and External Examiners. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that the criteria used in marking have been clear in advance. (National Student Survey 2016) Psychology seminar series You will get the opportunity to attend the Department of Psychology's seminar series which takes place throughout the academic year. The seminars invite experts and professionals to present their publications and research findings. This is an integral part of the research culture in the Psychology Department and stimulates thinking and debate. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 100% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things, have made the subject interesting and are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities Our Psychology courses are designed so that you can develop all the knowledge and skills that you will need for your future career. The course will develop your transferable skills, including: numerical communication presentation analytical problem-solving skills. Highly sought after by employers, these skills will put you in a strong position within the graduate market. 95% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology full-time students agree that the course has helped them to present themselves with confidence and that their communication skills have improved. (National Student Survey 2016) You will get the opportunity to participate in our Professional Practice in Psychology Conference which is unique to NTU. This provides you with the opportunity to experience life as a consultant psychologist, to provide psychological solutions to real world problem scenarios supplied by external organisations, and to present their solutions to these organizations in a professional conference format. You will also be able to select the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module. Students that choose this module will get to engage in work-related roles through volunteering, paid work, or workplace shadowing. Four year placement course You also have the option of choosing to complete a four year course which includes a year-long work placement. You must apply with the UCAS code C8LJ to be considered for the four year sandwich / placement course. We encourage all our students to take part in voluntary work. Nottingham Trent Volunteering will allow you to get involved in one day challenges, student-led projects and the volunteer shop. Your career development With the British Psychological Society's GBC secured, you will be eligible on graduation to pursue further postgraduate (Masters of Doctoral) training in psychology, possibly as a professional psychologist (in forensic, clinical, educational, occupational, consoling, and sport psychology), to pursue an academic and / or research career in various areas of psychology or criminology (by working as a research assistant, for example, or by studying for a Masters or PhD), or to pursue sociology relevant careers such as social work and youth work. You may need to complete further study or training for some of these roles. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Psychology with Sociology graduates are pursuing:* Account Manager Assistant Psychologist Data Analyst Healthcare Assistant Learning Support Assistant Mental Health Support Worker Recruitment Consultant Support Worker Teaching Assistant. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. Other graduates exploit the transferable skills they have learned during their course to pursue a range of careers outside of psychology or sociology. Psychology related qualifications tend to be very popular with all employers because they demand an ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written forms (through oral presentation and the writing of essays and reports), an ability to solve real world problems and well-developed numerical skills. This all means you will be very well placed to capitalise on other graduate employment opportunities in areas as diverse as marketing, journalism, human resources, policing and teaching. Further study or training may be required for some of these roles. There are opportunities to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers if you undertake the four year sandwich course or through the optional Work-Based Psychology Practice module in the final year of the course. Careers and employability advice is available to all our undergraduate students and is provided by a team of subject specialists within the Department of Psychology, supported by the University wider careers service. The University is justifiably proud of its employability statistics, psychology is very proud of its graduates and their successes, and we very much look forward to helping you graduate to your chosen career be it in psychology, criminology or beyond. 95% of BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology students go on to work or further study within six months. (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15) Facilities As a Psychology student you will benefit from our dedicated learning environment. We have an undergraduate teaching laboratory and specialist research laboratories including eye trackers, motion capture labs and an £80,000 EEG system. These facilities support staff research as well as student projects in the exciting areas of human cognition, behavioural neuroscience, human interaction and communication, and human development. You will also have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need the following. Three years full-time A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. Four year placement A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year routes It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology – Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology – Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology (why people behave in the way they do) and a related interest in sociology (society and culture). Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about how to carry out research and analyse data. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting criteria which include: meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. International For September 2017 entry you will need the following. Three years full-time A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. Four year placement A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Three year and four year routes It is preferable that students do not have more than one A-level in a performance, artistic or creative subject. However, all applications will be considered on an individual basis. Performance, artistic or creative subjects include the following: Art and Design Dance Design and Technology – Food Technology Design and Technology - Product Design Design and Technology – Systems and Control Drama Theatre Studies Fine Art Graphic Design Leisure Studies Performance Studies Performing Arts Photography Textiles Three Dimensional Design or similar Applied Art and Design Applied Art and Design (Double Award) Applied Leisure Studies Applied Leisure Studies (Double Award). Psychology is about understanding behaviour in all its forms. Primarily you will have an interest in psychology (why people behave in the way they do) and a related interest in sociology (society and culture). Psychology at Nottingham Trent University is treated as both a biological and social science and it is preferable that you have some understanding of the broad nature of the discipline. Ideally, you will be interested in learning about how to carry out research and analyse data. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. Please note that a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before working with young people or vulnerable populations but it is not required for admission onto the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. Course transfers Transfers between the full-time and sandwich courses may be possible when you have enrolled at NTU but the transfer will be subject to places becoming available on the sandwich course. The transfer will also be subject to you meeting criteria which include: meeting the UCAS entry criteria for the course passing your first year on the full-time course with a specific percentage average with no fail or compensated passes. Please note that course transfers cannot be guaranteed. [-]

BA

BA (Hons) Criminology

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our exciting Criminology degree was one of the first undergraduate degrees of its kind to be taught in the UK. You'll hear from invited speakers, learn from practitioner experience and you may get the chance to become a special constable. [+]

BA (Hons) Criminology Our exciting Criminology degree was one of the first undergraduate degrees of its kind to be taught in the UK. You'll hear from invited speakers, learn from practitioner experience and you may get the chance to become a special constable. The course provides you with an opportunity to study a general Criminology route or a tailored policing pathway run in collaboration with Nottinghamshire Constabulary. The BA (Hons) Criminology offers an exciting combination of the theory, policy and practice of criminology and criminal justice studies. You'll have the opportunity to take a number of modules underpinned by cutting edge research and strong relationships with the police, probation and other criminal justice agencies. Why choose this course? You'll have the chance to specialise through choosing distinctive optional modules, delivered by experts in their subjects. All modules draw on external practitioners experiences and knowledge to provide additional real world perspectives. Modules on the policing pathway are delivered by NTU experts alongside active serving police staff. You can gain unique insights into the practical dimensions of criminology through accredited work experience opportunities in a number of organisations. There is also the opportunity to study abroad through our Erasmus+ programme as well as the option to undertake a research project that will make a difference to a local organisation's work within the community. What you'll study This degree offers you the opportunity to specialise through choosing distinctive optional modules, delivered by experts in their subjects. All modules draw on external practitioners experiences and knowledge to provide additional real world perspectives. In Year Two of the course you can gain unique insights into the practical dimensions of criminology through accredited work experience opportunities in a number of organisations. There may also be the opportunity to study abroad through our Erasmus+ programme. The opportunities for work experience continue in Year Three with the chance to undertake a research project that will make a difference to a local organisation's work with the community. Policing Pathway NTU, in partnership with Nottinghamshire Constabulary, has introduced a Policing Pathway on the BA (Hons) Criminology. This pathway will provide you with the opportunity to train as special constable, undertake specialist modules in a wide range of contemporary policing issues, and build your practical policing experience throughout the degree. If you undertake the Policing Pathway you'll get the opportunity to complete the Certificate in Knowledge of Policing (CKP). You'll work as a serving Special Constable with Nottinghamshire Police, completing a minimum of 200 duty hours per year. In your final year, alongside your face-to-face hours as a Special Constable you'll have the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of self-directed work in understanding crime and the responses to it in Nottinghamshire. Please note that due to operational considerations, the number of available places on the police pathway will be capped each year. Places will be decided on condition of successful short listing by Nottinghamshire Constabulary, passing all legal police checks and completing the CKP. During the first year, police pathway students share their modules with the wider Criminology group. In Years Two and Three, their bespoke modules focus on the requirements of a graduate wishing to enter the police service. Modules are delivered by NTU experts alongside active serving police staff. How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and workshops. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop your problem-solving skills, group working and your analysis, debating and presentation skills. They also give you the chance to get involved in discussions about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to discuss and gain feedback about your work, ask questions about the projects you're working on and raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Virtual learning environment You'll use our virtual learning environment, NOW, which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? In your first year the majority of your work will be assessed through formal examinations with some coursework-based assignments. In your second year you'll be assessed by a combination of exams, coursework-based essays and reports, as well as policy papers. Assessments in your final year will focus around your dissertation / independent study as well as coursework and exams. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Learning from expert staff You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. The course draws upon the multi-disciplinary nature of the team through their expertise, research interests and experience and many have also published textbooks in their specialist area of interest. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 95% of BA (Hons) Criminology full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities If you choose to complete the BA (Hons) Criminology course you'll study a Service Learning Placement module. You'll get the opportunity to complete a focused piece of research or undertake a period of voluntary work for an external organisation. You may also get the opportunity to study abroad through the Erasmus + foreign exchange scheme. For the Policing Pathway you'll be expected to complete a Certificate in Knowledge of Policing and work as a special constable for a minimum of 200 duty hours. This forms part of the Policing Practice modules and will support you if you choose to pursue a career in the police. Special Constables are volunteer officers who have the same powers as a regular officer and undertake a variety of tasks such as serving warrants, vehicle checks, town centre patrols and neighbourhood policing. If you take part in the scheme you'll undertake a 10-week training course, which includes study of the law, practical workshops and physical assessments. The role of Special Constable provides fantastic experience. You get a taste of what it is like to work in the police force and develop the skills needed to deal with a diverse range of people and situations. Your career development When you graduate you'll be eligible for graduate membership of the British Criminological Society and you be well placed to embark on a successful career in the police, prison and probation services. You'll have developed a range of knowledge specific and transferable skills including communication, presentation and problem solving skills. You'll be able to use a selection of forms of information technology to gather, analyse and present criminological data. On completion of the course you may also be interested in a career working in local community safety initiatives, drug projects or other welfare contexts. Others continue studying on a postgraduate criminology course. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Criminology graduates are following:* Border Force Assistant Officer Police Constable Prison Officer Paralegal Officer Youth Support Worker Investigative Officer in the Police Crime Prevention and Alert Administrator Special Constable Executive Officer Immigration Case Owner Researcher in the Police Probation Officer Court Liaison Officer Data Intelligence Developer in the Police Police Officer. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 - 2014-15. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. 95% of BA (Hons) Criminology full-time students agree that the library resources and services are good enough for their needs. (National Student Survey 2016) Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. A Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before becoming a Special Constable and additional Police checks are required to join the Policing pathway but it is not required for admission onto the course. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. A Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) will be necessary before becoming a Special Constable and additional Police checks are required to join the Policing pathway but it is not required for admission onto the course. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) International Relations

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This innovative course allows you to explore international issues and events including relationships between states, peoples, social movements and cultural and religious communities. [+]

BA (Hons) International Relations This innovative course allows you to explore international issues and events including relationships between states, peoples, social movements and cultural and religious communities. You'll learn about the topics and processes currently shaping our world and gain a sense of how to make informed choices that have an impact at the local, national and global levels. If you have a keen interest in global affairs and the changing world in which we live, this International Relations course is ideal for you. Why choose this course? You may have the opportunity to gain experience with a work placement, and you may have the chance to study abroad for one term in your second year as part of the Erasmus+ foreign exchange scheme. Teaching is informed by regionally aligned research strengths in Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, the Indian subcontinent and Europe. This research feeds directly into the course, which means you will be learning about the latest issues from world-renowned experts. This course will help you to develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the processes that shape our world. Studying International Relations opens up careers in a wide range of fields in the public and private sectors, with our graduates going on to work in UK government departments, international aid agencies and a wide range of non-governmental organisations. Politics (including International Relations) at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 4th out of 77 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course (Guardian University league table 2016). What you'll study During this course you'll look at complex situations which are exciting and challenging to analyse. You'll take roles in simulation exercises and try to understand how crises are managed and problems are handled by getting into the minds of different participants. This will build your confidence, give you presentation and advocacy skills, and an understanding across cultural barriers. You'll be given the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge in geographical areas by choosing optional modules in Year Two and Year Three. Throughout this course you will be developing skills for employability. You'll undertake a work placement and you will be actively encouraged to participate in voluntary work. Study abroad opportunities You may have the opportunity to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ foreign exchange scheme. This provides a great opportunity to experience life in another country and gain a new perspective on your subject. Learn about the topics and processes currently shaping our world and gain a sense of how to make informed choices that have an impact at the local, national and global levels. How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you will receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures and seminars. The smaller group seminars provide opportunities to develop: problem-solving skills group working analysis debating skills presentation skills discussion about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Learning from experts You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. The courses all draw upon their expertise, research interests and experience and many have also published textbooks in their specialist area of interest. You'll develop specialist knowledge based on the teams staff expertise in several areas including foreign policy, international and global institutions, International Relations theory, Global Political Economy, South Asia, Africa, North East Asia, and the Middle East. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you'll also hear and learn from renowned experts and professionals in related fields who are regularly invited to come and talk to our students providing you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The majority of your work will be assessed through coursework-based essays, reports and a final year research-based dissertation. You will also be assessed through a combination of formal examinations and practical assessments such as group and individual presentations. In response to student feedback the University has introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange Scheme. Careers and employability Excellent placement opportunities Throughout this course you will be developing skills for employability. You will undertake a work placement and you will be actively encouraged to participate in voluntary work. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange Scheme. You may be able to study in places such as: Corvinus in Budapest, Hungary Lille in France Metropolitan University in Prague Izmir University in Turkey. We are also currently looking at expanding our network of partner universities. Please note that these universities are subject to change. Different options might be available on a year by year basis. Your career development Career development is seen as a major part of this course. Key transferable skills including communication, time-management, problem solving and team working are emphasised. There are opportunities to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers. When you graduate you will be well placed to embark on a successful career in a wide range of fields in the public and private sectors. You may be keen to pursue a career in relevant government departments, international aid agencies and development agencies. In the private sector, organisations are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international and global events and processes. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent International Relations graduates are following:* Business Support Officer Civil Servant Development Officer HR Administrator Project Coordinator Soldier Teaching Assistant. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. 100% of BA (Hons) International Relations students go on to work or further study within six months (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15). Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need one of the following: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200Call: +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need one of the following: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Politics

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This distinctive degree examines the theory and practice of politics, integrating both national and international perspectives. You'll learn about the significance of an increasingly globalised political environment and understand the significance of politics as a human activity. [+]

BA (Hons) Politics Join a course with great student satisfaction. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics full-time students are satisfied with the course overall. (National Student Survey 2016) This distinctive degree examines the theory and practice of politics, integrating both national and international perspectives. You'll learn about the significance of an increasingly globalised political environment and understand the significance of politics as a human activity. If you have a keen interest in current affairs and international trends, then the BA (Hons) Politics degree at NTU is ideal for you. This course encourages you to engage directly as a political scientist or theorist by doing your own independent research, culminating in the production of a final year dissertation on a topic of your choice. Throughout the degree you'll develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the processes that shape our world. This opens up careers in a wide range of fields in the public and private sectors, fostering the skills, imagination, understanding and flexibility which employers demand. Why choose this course? Politics at NTU is ranked fifth out of 83 institutions for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2016). The research of our academic staff feeds directly into the course, which means you will be learning about the latest issues from world-renowned experts. The team also regularly contribute their thoughts about worldwide events and incidents to the local, national and international media. You may have the opportunity to gain work experience with local and national organisations and study abroad as part of the Erasmus foreign exchange scheme. You can choose to get involved with the student-run Politics society who have arranged guest lectures from local MPs and numerous trips to places such as the European Parliament in Brussels. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics full-time students agree that the course is well organised and runs smoothly (National Student Survey 2016). What you'll study This distinctive degree examines the theory and practice of politics, integrating both national and international perspectives. You'll learn about the significance of an increasingly globalised political environment and understand the significance of politics as a human activity. The content of this course reflects the fact that politics in the 21st Century takes place at a global level and is experienced in everyday life – in struggles against discrimination and in our interactions as consumers, workers, readers and viewers. Throughout this course you'll be developing skills for employability. During the Researching Politics and International Relations module in Year two you'll have the opportunity to gain work experience with local and national organisations, with your work reports forming part of the assessment. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics full-time students agree that the course is intellectually stimulating (National Student Survey 2016). How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures and seminars. The smaller group seminars provide opportunities to develop problem solving skills, group working, analysis, debating skills, presentation skills and discussion about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: Discuss and gain feedback about your work Ask questions about the projects you're working on Raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Politics at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 4th out of 77 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course (Guardian University league table 2016). Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The Politics course employs a range of assessment methods including coursework-based essays, reports and a final year research-based dissertation. You'll also be assessed through a combination of formal examinations as well as practical assessments such as group and individual presentations. In response to student feedback the University has introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Expert staff You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. The courses all draw upon their expertise, research interests and experience and many have also published textbooks in their specialist area of interest. You'll develop specialist knowledge based on the teams staff expertise in several areas including political theory, foreign policy and global political economy. Can I study abroad? You may have the opportunity to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange Scheme. This provides a great opportunity to experience life in another country and gain a new perspective on your subject. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things and are enthusiastic about what they are teaching (National Student Survey 2016). Careers and employability Work experience and study abroad Throughout this course you'll be developing skills for employability. During the Researching Politics and International Relations module in Year Two you'll have the opportunity to gain work experience with local and national organisations, with your work reports forming part of the assessment. You'll also have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus foreign exchange scheme. You may be able to study in places such as: Corvinus in Budapest, Hungary Lille in France Metropolitan University in Prague Deusto University in Spain. We are also currently looking at expanding our network of partner universities. Please note that these universities are subject to change. Different options might be available on a year by year basis. Your career development Career development is seen as a major part of this course. You'll develop key transferable skills including: communication time-management problem-solving teamworking. You'll also have the opportunity to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers. We're building successful graduates This course opens up careers in a wide range of fields in the public and private sectors. You may be keen to pursue a career in local politics and local government. You may also be interested in working in the police service, the civil service and public relations. In the private sector organisations are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international and global events and processes which are areas explored during this course. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Politics graduates are following:* Campaign Manager for a political party Digital Researcher HR Assistant Marketing Executive PR Communication Officer Press Officer Teaching Assistant. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. During the Researching Politics and International Relations module in Year Two you'll have the opportunity to gain work experience with local and national organisations, with your work reports forming part of the assessment. Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms; Open access PCs and secure wireless points; Study areas and social spaces; Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks; Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics full-time students agree that the library resources and services are good enough for their needs. (National Student Survey 2016) Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade c. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200Call: +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BBC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 112 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade c. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This innovative degree will allow you to develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the political and international processes and theories that shape our lives. You’ll examine the contemporary world in which we live at local, national and global levels. [+]

BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations This innovative degree will allow you to develop a greater awareness of the complexity and connectedness of the political and international processes and theories that shape our lives. You’ll examine the contemporary world in which we live at local, national and global levels. If you have a keen interest in current affairs, international trends and understanding the changing world in which we live, then the Politics and International Relations course at NTU is ideal for you. Because Politics deals with fundamental issues affecting society globally, it makes an ideal combination with International Relations to create an exciting, stimulating and relevant course. Why choose this course? Politics at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 4th out of 77 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lecturers on their course. (Guardian University League Table 2016) Learn from academic staff who are passionate about their areas of expertise. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) You may have the opportunity to study abroad for one term in your second year as part of the Erasmus foreign exchange network and undertake valuable work-based learning. The research of our academic staff feeds directly into the course, which means you'll be learning about the latest issues from world-renowned experts. The team also regularly contribute their thoughts about worldwide events and incidents to the local, national and international media. The course will put you in a great position to embark on careers in local politics and government, NGOs or other organisations with a stake in national and international political contexts, including the police, financial services, public services, civil services and journalism. What you'll study This stimulating degree offers you the opportunity to combine key components of International Relations as well as the chance to examine a range of political systems and theories. Throughout this course you'll be developing skills for employability. On the Researching Politics and International Relations Module in Year Two you will have the opportunity to gain work experience with a number of local and national organisations. You will also be actively encouraged to participate in voluntary work. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange Scheme. How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures and seminars. The smaller group seminars provide opportunities to develop: problem-solving skills group working analysis debating skills presentation skills. You'll also be able to debate a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work. ask questions about the projects you're working on. raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Learn from experts You'll be taught by an enthusiastic research-active team who have specalist knowledge in several regional areas as well as in contemporary political theory. The courses all draw upon their expertise, research interests and experience and many have also published textbooks in their specialist area of interest. You will develop specialist knowledge based on the team's expertise in several areas including Political Theory, Foreign Policy, International and Global Institutions, International Relations Theory, Global Political Economy, South Asia, Africa, North East Asia, and the Middle East. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you'll also hear and learn from renowned experts and professionals in related fields who are regularly invited to come and talk to our students providing you with an insight into their specialist knowledge and experiences. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The majority of your work will be assessed through coursework based: essays reports case studies a final year research-based dissertation. You will also be assessed through a combination of formal examinations and practical assessments such as group and individual presentations. In response to student feedback, the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Can I study abroad? You may have the opportunity to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ foreign exchange scheme. This provides a great opportunity to experience life in another country and gain a new perspective on your subject. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 100% of BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent placement opportunities Throughout this course you will be developing skills for employability. On the Researching Politics and International Relations Module in Year Two you will have the opportunity to gain work experience with a number of local and national organisations. You'll also be actively encouraged to participate in voluntary work. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange Scheme. You may be able to study in places such as: Corvinus in Budapest, Hungary Lille in France Metropolitan University in Prague Deusto University in Spain. We are currently looking at expanding our network of partner universities. Please note that these universities are subject to change. Different options might be available on a year by year basis. Your Career Development This is a major part of the course. You will develop key transferable skills including: communication time management problem-solving teamworking. You'll also have the opportunity to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers. Following graduation from this course you will be well placed to apply for roles in the private and public sectors including: local government the civil service international aid and development agencies the armed forces or the police. In the private sector organisations are increasingly looking for graduates with an understanding of international and global events and processes. They are also interested in employing graduates who understand cultural barriers. Our recent International Relations or Politics graduates have secured roles including:* Business Development Manager Civil Servant Parliamentary Assistant Recruitment Consultant Youth Support Worker. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 – 2014-15. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Social Work

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved degree will prepare you for the role of a social worker. It has been designed to enable you to progress into employment and integrates both academic and practice work-based modules. [+]

BA (Hons) Social Work This Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved degree will prepare you for the role of a social worker. It has been designed to enable you to progress into employment and integrates both academic and practice work-based modules. Do you want to make a difference to people's lives? Then our Social Work degree is for you. You will gain the knowledge and skills that could really change someone's life. Why choose this course? We work closely with employers in the statutory and independent sectors to ensure our course content retains a focus on the people entitled to use the services. It also helps to ensure that you are ready for professional practice when you qualify. Teaching is carried out by staff from a range of professional backgrounds and is underpinned by research, providing you with a great balance between academic and applied educational experiences. We provide a strong emphasis on professionalism, values and the links between social work theory and practice throughout the course. You'll complete assessed placements, which will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience of being a full-time social worker in a range of different workplaces. Learn from our experts You'll be taught by an expert team of enthusiastic staff who are qualified professionals and come from a range of professional environments in social work and the health and social care sector. They are widely published in their field and the course content is informed by their specific research interests which ensures you have an up-to-date and relevant learning experience. What you'll study This Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved degree will prepare you for the role of a social worker. It has been designed to enable you to progress into employment and integrates both academic and practice work-based modules. You'll undertake an assessed placement which will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience of being a full-time social worker in a range of different workplaces. These form an integral part of the assessment process and are arranged and assessed by the University in partnership with social work organisations. Evidence-based practice and research underpin work in the social work arena so you will explore what works in practice settings. Already working in a social work setting? This course also enables experienced but unqualified candidates working within social work or social care settings to gain a social work qualification. Some of the Assessed Learning Practice periods may be taken is your current work setting and accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL) may also be permitted. If you are currently working in the sector and you are interested in gaining a social work qualification please email us for further details. Our BA (Hons) Social Work course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, seminars and workshops. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop: problem-solving skills group working analysis debating skills presentation skills the ability to discuss a wide range of views effectively. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work. ask questions about the projects you're working on. raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. During your time on the course you will also have the support of a personal tutor who will work with you on both academic and work-based learning throughout your degree. Social Work at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 3rd out of 76 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lectures on their course. (Guardian University league table 2016) Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Virtual Learning Environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The majority of your work will be assessed through coursework-based essays, reports and presentations. You'll also be assessed using formal examinations and online tests. The Assessed Practice Learning Periods form an integral part of the assessment process and are arranged and assessed by the University in partnership with social work organisations. In response to student feedback, the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Current Social Work student, Manisha Mahendra Patel is engaging with new forms of social work debate. She has become a national student ambassador for the Social Work Social Media website which shares and blogs about all things social work related. She is in touch with key figures in social work development and is a voice for student social work matters on a national stage. Social Work at Nottingham Trent University is ranked 3rd out of 76 for the number of final year students who are satisfied with the feedback and assessment by lectures on their course. (Guardian University league table 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities You'll undertake an assessed placement which will give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience of being a full-time social worker in a range of different workplaces. These form an integral part of the assessment process and are arranged and assessed by the University in partnership with social work organisations. In Year One you'll complete 30 practice skills days which are incorporated into the Preparing for Professional Social Work Practice module – including a readiness to practice interview and 10 practice skill days in local agencies on a shadowing / observational basis. In Year Two you'll complete 80 placement days and 90 days in your final year. We will endeavour to arrange your final placement in the setting you hope to work in after you qualify. We have well established partnerships with local social work agencies that provide opportunities for experience in a variety of settings primarily in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Your career development You'll graduate with the confidence, experience and ability to make a difference to people's lives. Social work is very demanding and carries a lot of responsibility. It's also a regulated profession. All social workers must register with the regulator and agree to abide by a code of practice. On completing the degree you may be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and you will need to abide by a code of ethics and behaviour in relation to the profession. In addition, many employers will be offering an Assessed Year in Employment to newly qualified social workers. Please be aware that an aegrotat award certificate allowing a student to obtain their degree despite illness etc, or any other exit award granted to students who do not complete the course, does not provide eligibility to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council register or for annotation of an individual’s current registration. The course has an excellent employability record and many of our students enter the profession by working in services for children or adults. Opportunities may also exist in social services departments, the private and independent sector, educational welfare, services such as guidance providing agencies, careers services and youth justice. The social work job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent graduates are following:* Social Worker Community Care Officer Child Protection Officer Young Persons Team Case Manager Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Care Manager Adult Mental Health Worker Community Carer Senior Support Worker *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 - 2014-15 Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. We work closely with employers in the statutory and independent sectors to ensure our course content retains a focus on the people entitled to use the services. It also helps to ensure that you are ready for professional practice when you qualify. Facilities With ever increasing pressures of public accountability upon social workers our Social Work degree has recognised the need to ensure that you are prepared for all kinds of scrutiny in the professional environment. In conjunction with Nottingham Law School, which has had authentic court rooms based in the Chaucer building, we are now testing out our students in their court report skills as they are having to present to expert panels in the mock court rooms. As a Social Sciences student you will also have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. If you are working towards your GCSE English Language and / or Maths or equivalent qualification please ensure you mention this on your application form. In addition to the entry requirements listed above, you will also need to: demonstrate in your application your motivation to do the course outline the length of time spent gaining relevant social care experience and the type of social care experience you have in your application - either paid or voluntary which specifically demonstrates your suitability to practise Social Work demonstrate an understanding of the role of a social worker and current social work issues take part in an interview with a lecturer and practitioner or service user and complete a written test and a group exercise be familiar with the Professional Capability Framework's entry level requirements to complete an enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) provide a satisfactory health declaration declare whether you have had any personal involvement with Children's and / or Adult Services by completing a Character Conduct form confirm the ability to use a range of IT facilities including email, internet and word processing. There may also be other recommendations, such as a vaccination programme, before any placements can be undertaken. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BBB; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DDM; or 120 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. If you are working towards your GCSE English Language and / or Maths or equivalent qualification please ensure you mention this on your application form. In addition to the entry requirements listed above, you will also need to: demonstrate in your application your motivation to do the course outline the length of time spent gaining relevant social care experience and the type of social care experience you have in your application - either paid or voluntary which specifically demonstrates your suitability to practise Social Work demonstrate an understanding of the role of a social worker and current social work issues take part in an interview with a lecturer and practitioner or service user and complete a written test and a group exercise be familiar with the Professional Capability Framework's entry level requirements to complete an enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure) provide a satisfactory health declaration declare whether you have had any personal involvement with Children's and / or Adult Services by completing a Character Conduct form confirm the ability to use a range of IT facilities including email, internet and word processing. There may also be other recommendations, such as a vaccination programme, before any placements can be undertaken. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Sociology

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This exciting degree examines specialist areas of contemporary Sociology and allows you to explore society, culture and everyday lived experiences. [+]

BA (Hons) Sociology Our students would recommend us! In the latest National Student Survey 100% of our recent BA (Hons) Sociology full-time graduates would recommend studying at NTU. This exciting degree examines specialist areas of contemporary Sociology and allows you to explore society, culture and everyday lived experiences. Throughout the course you'll hear from external speakers, and may have the opportunity to study abroad and undertake a self-directed work placement. If you have a keen interest in society, culture and making sense of the social world in which we live, then our Sociology course is ideal for you. Why choose this course? You’ll be joining a course with great student satisfaction. 100% of our BA (Hons) Sociology full-time students are satisfied with the course overall, and Sociology at NTU is ranked in the top five in the country for satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016). We’re also the leading university for Sociology for student satisfaction in the region (NSS Results 2016, JACS Code level 3, FT Study, First Degree). From your first year this course will help you to develop skills for employability. You will get the chance to complete project work for a local, national or international organisation and gain valuable experience by undertaking a work placement. You may have the chance to study abroad as part of the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange scheme. You'll benefit from the skills and expertise of our academic staff who use their leading research on identities, social inclusion, and cultural diversity to inform their teaching. 96% of BA (Hons) Sociology full-time students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Our Sociology graduates get jobs – 100% of BA (Hons) Sociology students go on to work or further study within six months. (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15) What you'll study This exciting degree examines specialist areas of contemporary Sociology and allows you to explore society, culture and everyday lived experiences. Throughout the course you'll hear from external speakers, and may have the opportunity to study abroad and undertake a self-directed work placement. Employability is integral to this course and the modules it offers, helping you to develop a range of vital transferable skills that employers demand. From your first year this course will help you to develop skills for career development. You will gain opportunities to complete project work for a local, national or international organisation and acquire valuable experience by working in collaboration with one of our community partners on a social justice project. Such experiences will provide opportunity to apply sociological knowledge gained from the degree as a well as gaining important transferable skills that will be desired by future work, voluntary and educational organisations. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad in Hungary or The Netherlands with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange scheme. 96% of BA (Hons) Sociology full-time students agree that the course is intellectually stimulating. (National Student Survey 2016) How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, seminars, workshops and computer room sessions. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop problem solving skills, group working, analysis, debating skills, presentation skills and discussion about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Virtual Learning Environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. Expert staff You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff. The courses all draw upon their expertise, research interests and experience and many have also published textbooks in their specialist area of interest. You'll develop specialist knowledge based on the teams expertise in several areas including: sociology and disaster race ethnicity gender and social class identity alternative spiritualities sexuality family the clergy. How will I be assessed? The majority of your work will be assessed through coursework-based essays, reports and a final year research-based dissertation. You'll also be assessed through a combination of formal examinations and practical assessments such as group and individual presentations and portfolios. The portfolio includes material demonstrating the student journey over three years to 'becoming a professional sociologist'. All work placement learning is assessed by essays or presentations, not upon how you perform in the work placement itself. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Can I study abroad? You may have the opportunity to spend half of your second year studying abroad with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange scheme. This provides a great opportunity to experience life in another country and gain a new perspective on your subject. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 96% of BA (Hons) Sociology full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things and are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Work experience and study abroad Employability is integral to this course and the modules it offers, helping you to develop a range of vital transferable skills that employers demand. From the first year you'll develop skills for employability. In Year One you'll explore social inequalities and conduct project work of relevance to a local, national or international organisation. In Year Two you'll explore the sociology of organisations and take a short work placement. In your final year you'll discover the sociology of work and careers, and investigate the career you want to pursue. These opportunities are part of the Graduate Employability Development Programme which aims to prepare you for a range of career opportunities after your degree. You may have the chance to spend half of your second year studying abroad in Hungary or The Netherlands with the Erasmus+ Foreign Exchange scheme. Your career development This is a major part of this course. You'll develop key transferable skills, including: communication time management problem-solving teamworking the ability to retrieve, manipulate and present information. You'll also have the opportunity to develop links with relevant organisations and potential employers. This course opens up careers in a wide range of fields in the public and private sectors. You may be keen to pursue a career in: social policy management community development probation. You may need to complete further training for some of these roles. You may also consider studying a postgraduate sociology course to continue the intellectual curiosity and imagination the BA (Hons) Sociology will have fostered. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Sociology graduates are following:* Records Researcher Education Worker Social Media and Content Assistant Learning Mentor Teaching Assistant Assistant Lecturer and PhD Researcher Research Officer in the Police Marketing Co-ordinator Youth and Community Support Worker Special Needs Assistant *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 - 2014-15. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. 100% of BA (Hons) Sociology students go on to work or further study within six months. (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15) Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200 International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Youth Justice

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Youth Justice is all about working with young people who offend or are at risk of offending. This course links academic theory to contemporary practice through placements, visits and guest speakers. [+]

BA (Hons) Youth Justice Youth Justice is all about working with young people who offend or are at risk of offending. This course links academic theory to contemporary practice through placements, visits and guest speakers. Our Youth Justice course is multidisciplinary, involving the study of social policy, sociological, psychological and criminological perspectives. You'll explore why young people offend and the impact their families and communities have upon their personal development and criminal behaviour. Throughout the course you'll consider comparative international practices of managing offending behaviours and initiatives for reducing offending. Why choose this course? While this course does explore a number of criminological perspectives it is mapped against the Skills for Justice National Occupational Standards for Youth Justice. This makes the course ideal for those interested in the study of Criminology but who are keen to work within the youth justice sector. You'll be taught by a teaching team who are highly accomplished and experienced in the Youth Justice sector. Their expertise in the subject informs the course and ensures you have an up-to-date and relevant learning experience. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Justice students agree that staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching and have made the subject interesting. (National Student Survey 2016) Experienced Youth Justice Practitioners are involved in various teaching sessions to share their specialist knowledge and experiences of working with young people. This course could open up a range of rewarding careers in secure estates, prisons, youth offending teams and the probation service. What you'll study The aim of the course is to focus on the core skills that practitioners working within youth justice need so that they can work effectively with young people, their families, and other professionals. We aim to equip you with the knowledge and understanding of how to communicate effectively with others, how to accurately assess the needs and risks of young people, and how to use reflection and the skills of critical analysis to develop an understanding of the legislation, policies and frameworks within which youth justice practitioners operate. In addition, you'll explore the history of youth justice and the relationship of offending to child and adolescent development. There is also a clear practical focus upon contemporary issues facing future practitioners. For example: young people and gangs substance misuse and offending victims restorative justice and effective practice. Each of these topics are examined critically and debated. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Justice students agree that the course is intellectually stimulating. (National Student Survey 2016) How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university, you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, seminars, and workshops. The smaller group seminars and workshops provide opportunities to develop problem-solving skills, group working, analysis, debating skills, presentation skills, and discussion about a wide range of views. You'll also learn from audio-visual presentations, information technology based exercises and practical experience. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: discuss and gain feedback about your work ask questions about the projects you're working on raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances, or your university experience. Independent study This is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to undertake an independent study or dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and, if necessary, ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. Learning from experts You'll be taught by enthusiastic, engaged and expert staff who are highly accomplished and experienced in the youth justice sector. They ensure our courses will train you to the requirements that are necessary to work within the youth justice system. Current staff have developed an Acquisitive Crime Project which aims to reduce the number of young people offending in Derby. Additionally, your lecturers will be engaged in current research into areas of Youth Justice Practice and will share emerging findings in their teaching. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials, and independent study, you'll also hear and learn from experienced youth justice practitioners. They are invited to come and share their specialised knowledge and make you aware of the realities of their work with young people. In the past these have included representatives visiting from the secure estate, talking about the experience of young people in prison, and charities such as the YMCA. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW, which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The course's assessment methods are varied. We use a wide range of approaches which acknowledge that different students have varied learning styles, capabilities and preferences. The assessment methods used replicate the work environment as far as possible, and you'll therefore be required to carry out your own investigation case study work, analysis and appraisal. The majority of your work will be assessed through coursework based essays, reflective journals, worksheets, critical reviews, case studies, and a final year research-based independent study. The practical focus in the second year will be reflected in the assessment methods used for the modules. Practical assessment methods include task-orientated group work, presentations, interviews, participant observations, role play exercises, and IT tasks. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd, and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Justice students agree that staff are good at explaining things and that feedback has helped them clarify things they did not understand. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities Work-based learning is a valued feature of this degree and there are four unique components. You may have the opportunity to do an observational experience with a youth justice agency in Year Two. This is part of the Effective Practice in Youth Justice module which is focused on the skills required to develop effective relationships with young people. The Effective Practice in Youth Justice module is closely aligned to the Youth Justice Effective Practice Certificate (formerly Professional Certificate in Effective Practice), the Youth Justice Board's entry level qualification for working in the youth justice sector. Teaching sessions delivered by youth offending team practitioners and other youth justice personnel on their specific roles and agencies. Course visits to various institutions within the justice system, following an arrest-to-sentence process (incorporating police, courts and young offenders' institutes). Mock cases and simulated case files will be used to give you valuable experience within a safe environment. You'll benefit from the well-established relationships the course team have developed with Youth Justice Agencies in our region, and other bodies such as: Secure Estate Skills for Justice Nottingham Council for Voluntary Service the YMCA. The course team work closely with the NTU Volunteers Service and Employability Team to make you aware of the significant number of voluntary and sessional paid opportunities that are available. Throughout the course there will be opportunities for you to understand the work of practitioners in a number of different specialist areas, such as Youth Offending Team Case Managers and Secure Children's Homes. Your career development Local youth offending team employers have been involved with the design of the course and will be regularly consulted throughout. This will clearly enhance your employability within the youth justice sector which includes youth offending teams, children’s services and the secure estate. Upon completion you'll have gained the confidence, experience and specialised knowledge and skills to embark on a career in the growing youth justice sector, and its associated support services. These areas are always developing innovative ways to engage young people and prevent criminal behaviour and re-offending. Your ability to carry out independent research, evaluate interventions, reflect on practice and work in multi-agency settings will also be greatly valued by future employers. Career opportunities that interest you may include: youth offending teams preventions projects mentoring services for young people restorative justice services the secure estate prisons and the probation service. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent graduates are following:* Child Residential Care Worker Support Worker Young Offenders Education Worker Child Advocate Befriender Care Assistant Residential Childcare Officer Youth Offender Reparation Supervisor Support Worker. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 - 2014-15. You may also consider studying a postgraduate course in areas such as social work or criminological justice. Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. You'll benefit from the well-established relationships the course team have developed with Youth Justice Agencies in our region Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Justice students agree that the library facilities and services are good enough for their needs. (National Student Survey 2016) Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade 4 to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. All applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in, and an aptitude for, engaging young people. Although it is not essential, we positively encourage applicants who have experience of working within a youth justice setting or can evidence relevant voluntary work, particularly with young people. Specifically, mature applicants are encouraged to apply as, alongside academic qualifications, relevant practical experience and achievements are seen as an asset. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. As with all vocational courses related to working with children and young people, all students are required to provide full details of any previous criminal convictions on admission and confirm the nature of these upon course commencement. Students are required to disclose any subsequent criminal convictions while on the course; failure to provide full disclosure of previous or new convictions can lead to termination of a student’s studies. Students eligible for the WBLO may be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure. If this highlights a potential risk to a child this could lead to termination being considered. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200Call: +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade 4 to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau disclosure). We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. All applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in, and an aptitude for, engaging young people. Although it is not essential, we positively encourage applicants who have experience of working within a youth justice setting or can evidence relevant voluntary work, particularly with young people. Specifically, mature applicants are encouraged to apply as, alongside academic qualifications, relevant practical experience and achievements are seen as an asset. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. As with all vocational courses related to working with children and young people, all students are required to provide full details of any previous criminal convictions on admission and confirm the nature of these upon course commencement. Students are required to disclose any subsequent criminal convictions while on the course; failure to provide full disclosure of previous or new convictions can lead to termination of a student’s studies. Students eligible for the WBLO may be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure. If this highlights a potential risk to a child this could lead to termination being considered. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

BA (Hons) Youth Studies

Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This distinctive course provides an in-depth understanding of the nature of youth and the complex relationship between young people and society. [+]

BA (Hons) Youth Studies Join a course with great student satisfaction. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students are satisfied with the course overall. (National Student Survey 2016) This distinctive course provides an in-depth understanding of the nature of youth and the complex relationship between young people and society. You'll explore the services that support young people's learning, personal and social development and career progression, and also gain the knowledge and skills expected of those who work with young people. This degree arises from contemporary debates about social inclusion and from recent and proposed changes in the way that services to young people are organised. The course is focused on key themes including youth culture, youth justice, transition, career, social policy and social inclusion. Throughout the course you'll be encouraged to look at the wider cultural context of youth and explore international comparative studies. Why choose this course? As part of this course you may do valuable work experience which allows you to put theory into practice, enhance your understanding of relevant organisations and develop networks. The degree has also been designed to address some of the National Occupational Standards of Learning Development and Support Services to children and young people, and on graduation you'll have developed a portfolio which reflects your knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to a range of National Occupational standards. You'll be taught by a teaching team who are highly accomplished and experienced in the youth sector. Their expertise in the subject inform the course and ensure you have an up-to-date and relevant learning experience. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students agree that staff have made the subject interesting. (National Student Survey 2016) What you'll study The course will offer you an engaging and varied programme of study which seeks to explore the concept of youth from several vantage points. It takes themes of education, justice, social welfare and culture and asks a range of challenging questions – not least, why does society intervene in the lives of young people? This degree places a high value on developing both academic and vocational skills. As part of this course you'll undertake work experience in Year Two, which allows you to put theory into practice, enhance your understanding of relevant organisations and develop networks. Well also actively encourage you to gain experience relevant to working with young people. You can achieve this either by participating in the University's programme of volunteering opportunities or, by seeking voluntary or paid part-time work with young people. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students agree that the course is intellectually stimulating. (National Student Survey 2016) How you’re taught To provide you with a first-class learning experience and to guarantee you have an opportunity to make the most of your time at university you'll receive contact time through a diverse range of delivery methods. Structured teaching will be delivered through a combination of traditional lectures and seminars. The smaller group seminars provide opportunities to develop problem solving skills, group working, analysis, debating skills, presentation skills and discussion about a wide range of views. Tutorials with staff As the relationship between students and tutors is an important one you can expect to have lots of direct contact and support through seminars and one-to-one tutorials. At these sessions you'll have the opportunity to: Discuss and gain feedback about your work Ask questions about the projects you're working on Raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your university experience. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students agree that they have received detailed feedback on their work and that marking criteria have been made clear in advance. (National Student Survey 2016) Independent study Independent study is an important part of this course. Throughout the three years of your course the scheduled contact hours you receive will gradually decrease as you develop the skills required to do independent study or a dissertation in your final year. You'll still have regular contact with your tutors and if necessary ad hoc tutorials can be arranged. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students agree that they have been able to contact staff when they needed to. (National Student Survey 2016) Learning from experts You'll be taught by an experienced and dedicated teaching team which includes staff who have had several years employed as senior practitioners in a range of relevant professional areas, as well as those who are widely published in their chosen areas of expertise. In addition to the traditional lectures, tutorials and independent study you'll also hear and learn from guest speakers from various organisations that provide services to young people. They are invited to come and share their specialised knowledge and make you aware of the realities of their work with youth. In the past these have included representatives from the youth justice sector and the local government. Virtual learning environment You'll also use our virtual learning environment, NOW which is a flexible web-based system that allows you to have 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and other students, and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world. How will I be assessed? The course's assessment methods are as varied as possible. We use a wide range of approaches which acknowledge that different students have varied learning styles, capabilities and preferences. The majority of your work will be assessed through: coursework-based essays reflective reports worksheets critical reviews a final year research-based independent study. There are no formal examinations included within the course although you may have to undertake class tests. Practical assessments will allow you to develop specific skills and include: group work presentations interviews case studies participant observations IT tasks simulation exercises role play exercises. You'll also graduate with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating how the knowledge and understanding you have gained is related to a range of careers that involve working with young people. In response to student feedback the University have introduced a policy ensuring marked work is returned to you electronically within three weeks of submission. Beyond the course Broaden your experience, stand out from the crowd and gain a range of skills that employers are looking for. Learn a new language Alongside your study you also have the opportunity to learn a new language. The University Language Programme (ULP) is available to all students and gives you the option of learning a totally new language or improving the skills you already have. Learning a new language can: enhance your communication skills enrich your experience when travelling abroad boost your career prospects. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students agree that staff are good at explaining things and have made the subject interesting. (National Student Survey 2016) Careers and employability Excellent work experience opportunities This degree places a high value on developing both academic and vocational skills. As part of this course you'll undertake work experience in Year Two, which allows you to put theory into practice, enhance your understanding of relevant organisations and develop networks. We will also actively encourage you to gain experience relevant to working with young people. You can achieve this either by participating in the University's programme of volunteering opportunities or, by seeking voluntary or paid part-time work with young people. The course team works closely with the NTU Volunteers Service and Careers Service to make you aware of the significant number of voluntary and sessional paid opportunities that are available to students and particularly those closely associated with working with young people. Your career development You'll graduate with the confidence, experience and ability to succeed in making a difference to the lives of young people. Upon completion of the course, you'll be well placed to pursue a career with a wide range of organisations offering services to young people, in an advisory, educative or management role either in a generic or specialist setting. You may decide to pursue postgraduate study in your chosen field. The job titles below give an indication of the careers our recent Youth Studies graduates are following:* Behavioural Youth Mentor Learning Outreach Youth Worker Youth Tenancy Officer Nursery Practitioner Academic Support Worker Probation Service Officer Assistant Community Learning Facilitator Community Engagement Worker. *Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2011-12 - 2014-15. What our students say "I was attracted to the course because it combines subjects such as sociology, psychology and history, with a focus on young people. However, what appealed to me even more was the wide variety of roles that the course could prepare me for after graduation, for example, Youth Worker, Probation Worker and Education Welfare Officer to name a few." Nathan Gibbons BA (Hons) Youth Studies Our Employability Team We have a dedicated Employability Team located on the City site. The team are well placed to give you specialist guidance and practical help that will really make a difference to your prospects once you do graduate. 100% of BA (Hons) Youth Studies full-time students go on to work or further study within six months. (Latest DLHE survey undergraduate results 2014-15) Facilities As a Social Sciences student you will have easy access to the fantastic facilities in the Chaucer and Taylor buildings including: Lecture theatres and teaching classrooms Open access PCs and secure wireless points Study areas and social spaces Chaucer cafe serving drinks and light snacks Our brand new School of Social Sciences reception, providing you with easy access to our helpful and friendly support staff. Entry requirements UK For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Applicants with equivalent life skills will be considered. A Disclosure and Barring Service check is not a prerequisite for entry onto the course. However, you may be required to undertake this check depending on your study choices. All applications are considered on a case-by-case basis and we are happy to accept applications from mature students, students with access qualifications and many other types of standard and non-standard qualifications for which we can calculate UCAS points. Non-standard applicants may be interviewed. The UCAS Tariff The UCAS Tariff has changed for 2017 entry. In the new tariff, the numbers awarded to qualifications are very different. So, whereas previously a B at A-level was worth 100 points, in the new tariff it is now 40 points. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200Call: +44 (0)115 848 4200. International For September 2017 entry you will need: A-levels – BCC; or BTEC Extended Diploma – DMM; or 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and GCSEs – English and Maths or Science grade C. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Applicants with equivalent life skills will be considered. A Disclosure and Barring Service check is not a prerequisite for entry onto the course. However, you may be required to undertake this check depending on your study choices. We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our undergraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page. Foundation courses If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page. English language entry requirements If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests. For a list of our language requirements please visit our English language page. If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements please visit our pre-sessional English course page. Help and support If you have any questions about your qualifications or about making an application to the University please contact our international team for advice. [-]

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