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Sociology and Psychology (Joint Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Northampton, United Kingdom
Within this Sociology and Psychology (Joint Honours) programme from University of Northampton you will develop a critical understanding and insight into contemporary sociological themes and issues. You can choose from a range of specialist areas within Sociology and gain thorough training in research methods. 
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Course Details

The combination of the two subjects provide depth and width of understanding of the relationship between the two areas.

Within Sociology, students will gain an in-depth understanding in many areas including critically examining sociological perspectives through an exploration of diverse social structures, institutions and processes. In addition, they will also appreciate and demonstrate Sociology’s intellectual relationship with other disciplines and students will be encouraged to develop a sociological imagination which is progressively more critical and analytic.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Sociology and Psychology (Joint Honours) programme from University of Northampton go on to employment in education, the health service, the police force youth offending teams, human resources management, marketing sodal and caring services, the civil service, broadcasting social work and other professions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4-6 years

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Identity Formation and Social Change 
  • Spaces and Places of Social Inequalities 
  • The Sociological Imagination 
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • Becoming a Psychologist 
  • Psychology for Life

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Standard entry requirements apply. A typical offer would be BCC at A Level or DMM at BTEC. However, we welcome international applications and applications from those with a range of non-traditional educational or professional qualifications. We welcome applications from anyone with a lively interest in Sociology or issues of crime and justice who is prepared to pursue and develop that interest through reading and study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12900 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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Part Time UK/EU: £1,450 per 20 credit module

Living costs for Northampton

  • 796 - 1510 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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