B.Sc. On Campus

Public Sociology (Hons)

Queen Margaret University

36 months
13000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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With the BSc Public Sociology (Hons) at the Queen Margaret University you’ll learn how to critique preconceptions about social equality and justice. You’ll embrace new ideas and schools of thought on this is intellectually stimulating and personally empowering course.


You’ll graduate ready to make a real difference to people’s lives.

This BSc Public Sociology (Hons) at the Queen Margaret University encourages rigorous critical thinking on complex and challenging social issues, opening the door to a wide range of careers. This is the first undergraduate public sociology degree in Scotland, in a university ranked top in Scotland for Sociology in the Guardian University League Table 2019. You will have an opportunity to study abroad.


You’ll change. You’ll grow. You’ll graduate with a wide range of knowledge, skills and aptitudes. You’ll also have a richly developed sense of social responsibility and – hopefully – a burning desire to make a powerful, positive change to the world around you. Previous graduates are now shaking things up in social and community work, consumer and social research, public policy development, teaching, academia, marketing and human resource management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Academia & the Sociological Imagination
  • Foundations of Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Diversity, Identity & Wellbeing
  • Social Inquiry – Philosophy & Design
  • Social & Developmental Psychology
  • Psychological Literacy
  • Production & Consumption of Culture
  • Engaged Sociology
  • Methods of Investigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Scottish Higher: BBCC
  • A Level: CCD
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H3 H3 H3 H3
  • International Baccalaureate: 26 points
  • Required Subjects: Maths and Eng at S/ Int2/N5/GCSE level
  • Mature/Access: Access to Humanities/ Arts/ Social Sciences. We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications and /or experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 36 months.

RUK FT fees: 9,250 GBP 


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