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Social Policy and Sociology with Year Abroad (Hons)

University of Birmingham

48 months
20280 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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Social Policy and Sociology with Year Abroad (Hons) from University of Birmingham will give you a broad grounding in the major approaches to two disciplines and provide you with an excellent opportunity to explore the social changes reshaping the world today.


Social Policy and Sociology with Year Abroad (Hons) from University of Birmingham will provide you with the knowledge and skills to critically engage with key issues facing contemporary societies including 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.


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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Social Policy
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • 'Sociology of Race' and Ethnicity - A Global Perspective 
  • Poverty, Class and Inequality
  • Education, Policy and Social Justice 
  • Terror, Threat and Security
  • Self and Society
  • Media and Society
  • Global Societies
  • Punishment in a Global Context
  • Contemporary Issues in Housing Policy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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480 alternative credits


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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
  • General Studies: Accepted
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20280 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 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.


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