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Sociology and International Relations (Hons)

Kingston University

36 months
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13500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Sociology and International Relations (Hons) course at Kingston University enables you to explore issues like globalisation, human rights, migration, shifting geopolitical power and the socio-political effects of global climate change. 

Overview

You'll focus on human rights, international development, globalisation, urbanisation and emerging transnational communities. You'll need a solid understanding of both social theory and the theories of international relations.

During the Sociology and International Relations (Hons) course at Kingston University, you'll analyse international co-operation and conflict, ranging from theinfluence of international relations in domestic politics, particularly the politics of social identity, international development organisations and the relationship between war and the economy.

You'll also explore how social justice and human rights problems can be addressed at an international level. You'll gain a thorough knowledge of sociological approaches to international relations and acquire a wide range of transferable skills relevant to national and international development organisations, associated private and public sector organisations, and related NGOs and charities.

Careers and progression

Sociology and international relations graduates are well placed to enter careers involving social research, social policy formation and administration, human resources, teaching, and social commentary and analysis. After graduating you might be employed by local and national government, educational establishments, media organisations, advocacy organisations, health and welfare services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in Sociology
  • Researching Everyday Life
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Another World is Possible: Order and Revolution in Political Ideology
  • Globalisation and Social Change
  • Researching Race and Ethnicity
  • Securing Human Rights: Contemporary Themes and Issues
  • Modern Political Thought

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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6.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

The minimum entry qualifications for the programme are:

  • From A levels: 112 points
  • BTEC National: Distinction, Distinction, Merit, Merit (DMM) from social science related BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • Access Diploma: Pass
  • Plus: GCSE candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects grades A*–C including Mathematics and English Language (or comparable numeric score under the newly reformed GCSE grading).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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