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"UCS is a modern approach to higher education"

University Campus Suffolk (UCS) opened in 2007 and is among one of the newest higher education institutions in the UK. UCS is a modern approach to higher education and has a network of centres across the county in Bury St Edmunds, Great Yarmouth, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Otley. This means that all higher education students studying at the site of Lowestoft College are studying with UCS Lowestoft. All students studying at UCS Lowestoft are UCS students and are working towards joint awards of the Universities of East Anglia and Essex.

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UCS Lowestoft Open Event

UCS Lowestoft, located at the site of Lowestoft College, is holding an open event on Monday 2 November from 2pm to 6pm.

Starting September 2015 UCS - Lowestoft will be offering a new BA (Hons) degree in Social Science (subject to validation).

Studying our interdisciplinary degree in the social sciences will give you specific knowledge and understanding of the relationships between the local world and the wider world, between the past and the present and between the individual and the group. You will study, sociology, politics, psychology and social and cultural history in preparation for a range of post-graduate careers and study programmes.

A BA (Hons) Social Science could open up career opportunities in education, the health professions, law, social services, national and international voluntary and campaigning organisations, the media, public relations, public service organisations and government (national and local), the criminal justice system and social welfare organisations.



For more information about the course and application information go here...

BA (Hons) Social Science at UCS - Lowestoft

The course can be found on UCAS HERE...

Find out more about the Foundation and Honours degrees offered at UCS Lowestoft. Talk to staff about the courses and student finance find out what it’s like to study at UCS Lowestoft by talking to current and former students.

And if you’re worried that you don’t have the right qualifications, there will also be advice about Access courses offered at Lowestoft College to help your prepare for studying for a degree.    

For more information about the open event ring 0800 854695 or email k.lawless@lowestoft.ac.uk 

The UCS network of learning centres focuses on accessibility, community, enterprise, and innovation. UCS is academically strong, offering modern flexible modes of learning and innovative courses to meet both student and employer needs. Employability is at the core of all its programmes.


All UCS degrees are jointly validated by the Universities of East Anglia and Essex.


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