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Social Analytics

Our programme combines data literacy modules with modules from sociology, criminology, social policy, social psychology and education.

We will provide you with training to collect different sources of data, and state-of-the-art methods to analyse quantitative (numeric) and qualitative (text) data.

Degree name UCAS Code
Social Analytics (BSc) J3G5

You are guaranteed a work placement and training in methods that use a range of data, from surveys and social media, to understanding society and social trends.

Our degree introduces you to different types of data sources, such as surveys, and non-traditional sources of ‘big data’, including text or metrics from social media sites.

Imagine being able to look at social media posts, survey results or statistics about people and society, and make sense of all its underlying complexities. That's what this course is all about.

Aptitude in data literacy is increasingly sought after by employers who seek to understand important social issues concerning the functions of our institutions, levels of social inequality and the effects of social issues on people, groups and our communities.