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Sociology (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #128 (QS) Lancaster, United Kingdom
Sociology (Hons) degree offered at Lancaster University will help you to make the familiar strange, to ask critical questions, to understand a wide range of classic and contemporary sociological writing, and to develop skills that allow you to carry out independent research.
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Overview

Course Overview

Sociology (Hons) degree offered at Lancaster University has developed an excellent reputation and today we are one of the best departments in the UK and the world. Both our staff and students contribute to important public discussions through lectures, blogs, media appearances and social media.

Our Department offers a range of opportunities to foster your personal and professional development. You can participate in field trips, placements, studying aboard, film screenings, public events, seminars, and major international conferences. All this makes for a vibrant and supportive atmosphere.

The unique structure of our degree courses allows you to personalise your own learning. Whether you have diverse interests or aren't quite sure what you want to major in, we are here to help you make the most of your time at Lancaster.

Careers

With a degree in Sociology from Lancaster University, which is a Top 10 UK university and a top university globally, your career opportunities are exciting and diverse. They include working in the charitable sector, community engagement organisations, social enterprises, the caring professions, the civil service, research organisations, teaching, specialist recruitment, media and creative industries, human resources, and graduate trainee management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Skills for researching social and cultural life 
  • Sociological Thought for Our Times 
  • Bodies in Society 
  • Climate Change and Society 
  • Consumer Culture and Advertising 
  • Critical Cultural Theory 
  • Digital Cultures 
  • Friendship, Intimacy and Society 
  • Gender and Media 
  • Gender. Sexualitv and Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

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General Requirements

  • A Level AAB-ABB
  • International Baccalaureate 35-32 points overall with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects
  • BTEC Distinction, Distinction, Distinction to Distinction, Distinction, Merit
  • Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject including Distinctions in the majority of units
  • Other Qualifications We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international qualifications webpage or contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office directly.

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    17000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lancaster

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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