If you’d like to learn more about how history has shaped modern times, ethics, societal issues, gender equality and public services, you’ll find plenty of inspiration on our social sciences and humanities courses. Develop your thinking, along with important skills for your future career.
At ARU, you’ll benefit from the support of our dedicated staff, strong industry links, and relationships with the local community, as well as opportunities to go on work placements and take part in collaborative projects.
Combine Criminology and Sociology to improve your understanding of some of the most pressing issues today. Study crime and social issues both in and outside the lecture room, and gain an enhanced understanding of current debates. You’ll graduate with skills for employment in areas as diverse as policing, probation, youth offending and government.
Tackle the big questions that have mystified humanity since the dawn of consciousness and learn how the greatest thinkers have tried to answer them. Discuss, debate and develop your thinking as you learn invaluable skills for your future employment.
Develop your critical and analytical skills, and learn to apply them to literary and philosophical issues. Build your appreciation of both disciplines while gaining invaluable skills for many different careers.
Learn how politics changes your world. Develop your critical skills by analysing key political structures and institutions from history, then use them to gain an insight into future political landscapes. Taught by leading historians, sociologists, criminologists and political scientists, you’ll emerge with the knowledge to start changing the world yourself.
Advance your understanding of the public services and the changing world in which they operate. Develop skills and knowledge not only for a public service career, but future leadership roles as well.
From the uniformed services to Revenue and Customs, through work placements and disaster planning, our foundation degree will give you the first-hand experience of the public services that you need to move ahead in your chosen career.
Look beneath the surface of everyday life. Discover the complexity of modern societies and how they have developed, while gaining critical and analytical skills that will impress your future employers.