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Social Sciences courses

This is a list of all the modules available for study as standalone courses in Social Sciences. Please note that this is an alphabetical list. You should not study these courses in this order.

OU modules are planned on the assumption that you will study progressively from one study level to the next, starting at Level 1. Modules at Level 2 and Level 3 assume that you are suitably prepared for study at this level. If you want to study a module as a standalone course, you don't need to start at Level 1 but you do need to have adequately prepared yourself for OU study in some other way. Check with advisory staff at our Student Registration & Enquiry Service to make sure that you are sufficiently prepared.

Course title (code) Level Credits Next Start
Child development (ED209) 2 60 Oct 2014
Cognitive psychology (DD303) 3 60 Jan 2015
Contemporary Wales (D172) 1 15 Apr 2014
Counselling: exploring fear and sadness (D240) 2 30 May 2014
Crime and justice (DD301) 3 60 Oct 2014
Discovering psychology (DSE141) 1 30
Doing economics: people, markets and policy (DD309) 3 60 Oct 2014
Earth in crisis: environmental policy in an international context (DU311) 3 60 Oct 2014
Exploring psychology (DSE212) 2 60 Oct 2014
Exploring psychology on-line project (DZX222) - online version 2 15 Oct 2014
Exploring psychology project (DXR222) 2 15 Jun 2014
International relations: continuity and change in global politics (DD313) NEW 3 60 Oct 2014
Introducing the social sciences - part one (DD131) 1 30
Introducing the social sciences (DD101) 1 60
Introducing the social sciences (DD102) NEW 1 60 Oct 2014
Introduction to counselling (D171) 1 15 Apr 2014
Introduction to financial services (BD131) 1 10 May 2014
Investigating psychology 1 (DE100) NEW 1 60 Oct 2014
Living in a globalised world (DD205) 2 60 Oct 2014
Living political ideas (DD306) 3 60 Oct 2014
Making social worlds (DD308) 3 60 Oct 2014
Personal investment in an uncertain world (DB234) 2 30 May 2014
Personal lives and social policy (DD305) 3 60 Oct 2014
Power, dissent, equality: understanding contemporary politics (DD203) 2 60 Oct 2014
Running the economy (DD209) 2 60 Oct 2014
Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others (DD307) 3 60 Oct 2014
The uses of social science (DD206) 2 60 Oct 2014
Welfare, crime and society (DD208) 2 60 Oct 2014
You and your money: personal finance in context (DB123) 1 30 Oct 2014

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