• Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
  • Precio:
    UK/ROI/Channel Islands: £9,250 per year
    International: £15,250 per year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Royal London House, Christchurch Road
    Dorset (Bournemouth) BH1 3LT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Titulación:
    BA (Hons) Sociology


Discover what makes society tick, what the glue that holds it together is and the threats that could rip it apart; sociology is rapidly becoming more relevant in our contemporary world. 


104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components or equivalent.


This robustly academic social science course integrates global perspectives, providing a broader outlook and understanding of issues in society
Develop a versatile skillset - this degree will prepare you for a wide variety of careers thanks to the analytical and communication skills you’ll acquire throughout your course
Choose from either a 30-week ‘sandwich’ placement, or a shorter four-week placement – which could give you a professional skillset and crucial contacts as well as potentially making you more employable
Develop your own piece of research based on a topic that interests you, or aligns itself with your future career or study plans, in your final year dissertation
You’ll be career-ready with 90% of our graduates in employment after 15 months
Learn from expert social scientists in fields including society and social formation, social anthropology, criminology, cultural diversity and social welfare.


Year 1
Core units
Introduction to Social Theory
Introduction to Social Research
Families & Kinship in Contemporary Society
Understanding Communities
Social Inequality & Exclusion
Histories of Social Policy and Social Welfare

Year 2
Core units:
Qualitative Research Skills
Contemporary Social Theory
Understanding Globalisation

Core or option:
Quantitative Skills
Doing Ethnographic Research

Option units:
Crime, Health and Society
Impact of Crime
Understanding Cultures
Growing Up and Growing Old
Ethnographies of Crime and Policing
Human Trafficking and Criminality
Placement Learning unit
Criminological Psychology

Practice placement year
You can opt to take a longer sandwich placement (30 weeks) for the third year of an extended four year degree. This gives you the chance to gain experience and make contacts for the future.

Whether you choose the three- or four-year option, you will complete the following units in your final year.

Final year
Core units
Terrorism, Protection and Society
Politics & Ideology

Option units (choose two):
Drugs, Crime and Society
Seekers, Believers and Iconoclasts: Sociology of Thought
‘Troubling’ Gender
Anthropology of International Intervention
Crime and Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
Criminology of Organisations
Intersectional Criminology

Salidas profesionales

Social services
Criminal justice.

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