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Sociology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Sociological Perspective at MU

At Manchester University, the contribution of the sociological perspective and the discipline of Sociology to a liberal arts education is at least threefold:

  • As a science, sociology seeks to understand and explain the social world through systematic, critical thinking and the application of empirical methods.
  • As a social science, sociology seeks to understand and explain how we create and maintain shared patterns of thought, belief, judgment, and behavior, and how we are in turn shaped and constrained by those patterns.
  • As a liberal art, the sociological perspective reminds us that values are embodied in and transmitted through social structures that express and encourage the realization of the social justice and peace.

Sociologist Peter Berger has remarked, "The first wisdom of sociology is this: Things are not what they seem." The sociological perspective invites us to look behind the facades of social life, behind the official versions of reality, and seeks to understand what is really going on. As such, it is a liberating, empowering, and exhilarating perspective. We invite you to share this exciting journey of discovery with us!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Sociology
  • Human Conflict
  • Social Gerontology
  • Social Research Methods
  • Deviance And Social Control
  • Racial, Ethnic, And Gender Inequality
  • Aspects Of American Popular Culture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An official TOEFL, IELTS, or SAT I score
    • Official or certified copies of national exams
    We need copies of all national exams as proof of completion of secondary school. This includes national exams or “O” level exams, and “A” level exams.
    • Evidence of financial support
    • Letter of Recommendation
    A letter of recommendation from an employer or teacher or the reference form from the Common Application may be used.  This must be in English.
    • Certified copies of marks, grades, transcripts
    Secondary transcripts of grades, marks or final exam results must be certified as true copies of the original. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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