Course Comparison

Course
BSc (Hons) Sociology with Foundation BA (Hons) Anthropology
Award
Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration
4 years 3 years
Assessment breakdown
100% coursework 100% coursework
Course type
Full-time Full-time
Placement
(+ optional placement) (+ optional placement)
Location
Plymouth Plymouth
Provider
School of Society and Culture School of Society and Culture
Entry requirements

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
PPP–MMP in any subject.

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

International Baccalaureate
24–25 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level. English and Maths accepted within: Higher Level = 4, Standard Level = 5.

IELTS
If overseas and not studying English within IB – Must have IELTS: 6.0 overall with 5.5 in all elements.

Access courses
Pass access course (any subject) plus GCSE English and Maths grade C/4 or above or equivalent.

New Irish Highers
Achieve Irish Leaving Certificate with 32–48 UCAS points.

GCSE
GCSEs or equivalent: Maths and English at Grade C/4 or City and Guilds; Key Skills Level 2 will be considered on an individual basis.

Mature students with appropriate work experience are encouraged to apply. For those who do not meet the requirements, please enquire for further details. We encourage any candidate who is unsure about the suitability of their qualifications or experience to contact Admissions in the first instance, who will then liaise with the Admissions Tutor and Programme Lead.

English language requirements

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

UCAS tariff
Typical offer will be 104 points, minimum of 2 A levels, General Studies accepted.

IB
26-28 points

BTEC
Grade DMM

Access courses 
Pass a named Access to HE Diploma (including GCSE English and Maths grade C/4 or above or equivalent) with at least 33 credits at Merit and/or Distinction.

T level
Merit in any subject.

GCSE 
Mathematics and English language grade C / 4. If you do meet this criteria please seek further advice with the admission team on admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

Other
14-19 Diplomas are accepted. Other combinations and non-A level qualifications also considered.

Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be able to engage with an access course to prepare you for possible entry onto this programme for the following year.
 

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.