Course Comparison

Course FdSc Community Studies (Development and Youth Work) BSc (Hons) Sociology
Award Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons)
Duration 2 years 3 years
Course type Full-time Full-time
Placement - (+ optional placement)
Location Truro and Penwith College Plymouth
Provider Truro and Penwith College School of Law, Criminology and Government
Entry requirements -

A levels
Including a minimum of two A levels.

IB
26 overall to include 4 at any subject at Higher Level.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM 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.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to HE Diploma in any subject with at least 33 credits at merit/distinction.  

GCSE
All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English at grade C or above.

Other
Other combinations and non-A level qualifications also considered.

Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be eligible for a foundation year to prepare you for possible entry onto this course for the following year.

Learn more about foundation years with the Faculty of Business

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.