College of Social Science Undergraduate Courses

Applied Social Science - BA (Hons)

At the heart of Applied Social Science is a desire to understand our society and the social problems we face in order to make a real difference to communities.


Criminology - BA (Hons)

Criminologists use theory to explore some of the most contentious issues in contemporary society, working to understand the causes of crime and the way in which criminal justice agencies respond to offenders.


Criminology and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

Drawing on insights from sociology, policy, law, and the social sciences more generally, criminologists specialising in social policy not only consider how crime is defined, experienced, or explained: they explore society’s responses to it, tackling the complex social problems that can lead to crime.


Criminology and Sociology - BA (Hons)

Social issues, such as poverty and social exclusion, can be a cause of crime, and knowledge of these problems can enable those working in the criminal justice sector to understand offenders and prevent anti-social behaviour.


Education - BA (Hons)

Education professionals make a difference to the lives of children and young people, inspiring them to learn and developing their knowledge and skills to prepare them for their future.


Education and Psychology - BSc (Hons)

The way that children and young people learn can shape their entire lives. Those who are passionate about the future of learning can deepen their understanding of education by applying psychology to understand the connection between the brain and behaviour.


Health and Exercise Science - BSc (Hons)

Health and exercise professionals play an important role in tackling the health challenges we face as a society with a range of physical activity interventions.


Health and Social Care - BSc (Hons)

Health and social care practitioners can make a profound difference to the lives of vulnerable people, working in a variety of settings including healthcare, education, and public health.


International Relations - BA (Hons)

Professionals working in international relations have an in-depth understanding of the impact of political, economic, and cultural forces, balancing these dynamics to maintain peace and trade in a complex, globalised world, where pockets of tension can rapidly escalate beyond borders.


International Relations and Politics - BA (Hons)

From European politics to global conflicts, this degree examines some of the most important issues of our time in a way that aims to stimulate understanding and debate.


International Relations and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

International relations and the policies they shape are rarely far from the media headlines, tackling challenging and sometimes controversial issues from human rights and poverty, to social exclusion and national security.


Law - LLB (Hons)

The rule of law is the cornerstone of any just and fair society, and to be administered correctly it requires skilled and knowledgeable legal professionals.


Law and Criminology - LLB (Hons)

A deeper understanding of the causes and effects of criminal behaviour can enable legal professionals to enhance their practice and pursue employment in a wide range of professions, from practising criminal law to crime prevention.


Law for Business - LLB (Hons)

Today’s global economy requires professionals who have specialist legal expertise and knowledge of the law governing trade and commercial relationships.


Midwifery - BSc (Hons)

Midwives offer specialist support to mothers from the antenatal to the postnatal period, and work with a range of healthcare professionals to promote the best interests of a mother and her baby.


Nursing (Registered Nurse - Adult) - BSc (Hons)

Nursing practice in the 21st Century is becoming increasingly demanding. Nurses play a key role, through their work in primary and secondary care settings, restoring and promoting health, supporting patients and their families, and profiling healthcare needs of communities.


Nursing (Registered Nurse - Child) - BSc (Hons)

Nursing practice in the 21st Century is becoming increasingly demanding. Nurses play a key role, through their work in primary and secondary care settings, restoring and promoting health, supporting patients and their families, and profiling healthcare needs of communities.


Nursing (Registered Nurse - Mental Health) - BSc (Hons)

Nursing practice in the 21st Century is becoming increasingly demanding. Nurses play a key role, through their work in primary and secondary care settings, restoring and promoting health, supporting patients and their families, and profiling healthcare needs of communities.


Paramedic Science - BSc (Hons)

Paramedics work on the frontline of healthcare, looking after those in need and responding to a wide range of situations, from minor wounds and conditions to more serious, life-threatening injuries and illnesses.


Physical Education and Sport - BSc (Hons)

The long-standing importance placed on physical education, not only as a subject for teaching and learning, but as a vehicle for improving health, behaviour, sports participation, and performance, means that it continues to have political and educational significance across the UK.


Politics - BA (Hons)

From US and Middle Eastern politics to the big political issues of the day in Britain; look beyond the headlines and explore concepts such as power, democracy, and justice with a degree in Politics.


Politics and Social Policy - BA (Hons)

Explore the ways in which governments define the policies that affect the everyday lives of citizens, how they respond to the needs and challenges of a changing society, and the impact of their decisions with a degree in Politics and Social Policy.


Politics and Sociology - BA (Hons)

Domestic and global politics are at the heart of society, and this course provides an insight into how political institutions can tackle some of society’s most pressing problems.


Practice Certificate in Non-Medical Prescribing - UG Credit

This course is designed to provide the main theoretical perspectives associated with evidence-based therapeutics, the consultation process, including concordance and the legal, ethical and professional issues associated with the prescribing role.


Professional Practice - BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Professional Practice programme is a professionally orientated programme of study, which has been developed as a ‘top-up’ option for non-graduate registered healthcare professionals. This programme has been developed following discussions with partners which identified a need for modules that are responsive to both national and local policy and that aim to meet the educational needs of the local health professional population.


Psychology - BSc (Hons)

Psychology brings together the scientific study of behaviour, mental health, and neuropsychological functioning in an attempt to understand what makes us human, and why we think the way we do.


Psychology with Clinical Psychology - BSc (Hons)

This degree provides opportunities for students to establish a foundation in the concepts and practices of applied psychology, while developing a specialism in clinical psychology.


Psychology with Forensic Psychology - BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Forensic Psychology degree at Lincoln aims to provide students with an understanding of the core concepts and practices in Psychology in general, along with a level of specialised knowledge in Forensic Psychology.


Social Policy - BA (Hons)

Creating effective social policies is key to tackling the big issues we face in society today such as poverty, health, and unemployment, and this course enables students to explore how social problems arise, how governments react, and the impact this has on citizens and communities.


Social Policy and Sociology - BA (Hons)

This degree combines the study of social policy - how governments respond to social problems - with the field of sociology - looking at social interactions and social relationships - in order to try to understand issues facing society.


Sociology - BA (Hons)

Sociology provides a framework for the study of human behaviour, examining how societies are organised, how social identities are constructed, and the issues facing some of society’s most marginalised people.


Sport and Exercise Science - BSc (Hons)

Sports scientists combine theoretical knowledge with the practical application of scientific principles and technology to help individuals maximise their sports performance.


Sport and Exercise Therapy - BSc (Hons)

Sports therapy is a dynamic field and therapists are a crucial part of medical teams at many sports clubs, working alongside physios, sports medicine doctors, and sports scientists.


Sport Development and Coaching - BSc (Hons)

Sports coaches inspire teams and individuals to achieve their goals, working across a variety of sports and a range of levels, from elite athletes to local clubs.


Strength and Conditioning in Sport - BSc (Hons)

Strength and Conditioning in Sport brings together the application of sports and exercise science to maximise the physical preparation and coaching of sports performers.


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