36 months
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20280 GBP/year
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About

Studying Sociology (Hons) at University of Birmingham will provide you with the toolkit to form your own critical judgements on social changes reshaping the world today. 

Overview

At Sociology (Hons) course offered by University of Birmingham we place a strong emphasis on developing social science research skills - so valued by employers - with research methods training in each year. This culminates in a final year dissertation where you research and write an extended piece on a topic of your own choice, with the support of an expert supervisor. 

This Sociology course offered by University of Birmingham provides the knowledge and skills to critically engage issues such as globalisation, the changing nature of work and the family, gender roles and sexuality, multiculturalism, the impact of the media and information technologies, and new forms of politics.

You will be given a broad grounding in the major approaches to the discipline, with emphasis on the cultivation of research skills. Your degree will culminate in a dissertation on a topic of your choice. This reflects our view that you should be doing Sociology, not just reading about it, from the very start of your degree.

Careers

The graduates enter a variety of occupations including management training, social and market research, policy and campaigns, the media, law and teaching. The Careers team offer drop in one-to-one advice sessions, web resources and workshops on developing a CV and getting the most out of a social science degree. They invite speakers from different organisations, and Birmingham Sociology graduates, to discuss their career experiences and offer advice on navigating the jobs market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Social Research 
  • Social Divisions
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Social Policy 
  • Criminology
  • Philosophies of Welfare
  • Social Science, Social Problems and Social Policy
  • Widening Horizons: an opportunity to take an introductory module from other disciplines across the University

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
  • Typical offer: ABB
  • T Levels: all subjects considered; Standard offer: Distinction overall with B in the Core Component
  • BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are all considered.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 6,5,5 at Higher Level with a minimum of 32 points overall.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20280 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 Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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