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Sociology with Psychology (Hons), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #401 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Sociology with Psychology (Hons) degree at the Middlesex University combines the study of human behaviour (psychology) with the study of societal structures (sociology) to deepen your understanding of contemporary society from whole populations to individuals. The innovative teaching methods and work placement opportunities provide a challenging and exciting learning experience.
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Why study BA Sociology with Psychology (Hons) degree at the Middlesex University?

This Sociology with Psychology Honours degree gives you the opportunity to study psychology and sociology in combination. The field of work that is expensive and varied and this course will develop your understanding of major concepts and themes in contemporary sociology and psychology, and enable you to relate them to daily life. These disciplines are natural allies, exploring how and why human beings behave as they do. Your studies will be supported by a work placement with one of London's leading NGOs or community organisations, where you will build invaluable professional experience.

Through studying sociology you will learn to find, extract and use both macro and micro information from international surveys to in-depth interviews and learn to use your findings to develop concrete, confident arguments. Through learning to conduct your own research projects and by analysing the work of others, you will become a professional researcher; this skill will make you highly valued by a wide range of employers.

Course highlights

  • You have the option to extend the course by a year in order to spend your third year in a paid work placement relevant to the course
  • The excellent links with employers within community organisations and NGOs across London have led to prestigious work placement opportunities allowing you to build vital professional experience within your chosen field
  • The employment advisers will support you to find the right placement and help you to complete a winning application
  • The specialist teaching approach, with high levels of student support, ensures you achieve excellent academic results
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Career opportunities

Sociology and Psychology are amongst the oldest and most established of the social sciences within Higher education. Both disciplines are highly regarded by employers in both the public and private sectors. 

Graduates in each of these subjects have some of the best postgraduate employment records of all degrees at Middlesex. 

Graduates of this course have gone on to careers in research, teaching, management and a range of strategic roles within both the public and private sectors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time with placement

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Understanding Contemporary Society: Issues and Debates 
  • Doing Things Together: Exploring Social Practices 
  • Researching the City: Skills and Methods in Criminology and Sociology 
  • Foundation Psychology 
  • Approaches to Research in the Social Sciences 
  • Contemporary Social Theory 
  • State, Society and Globalisation 
  • Developmental Psychology 
  • Sociology Dissertation 
  • Applied Social Psychology 
  • Media, Communication, Society 
  • Violence and Society 
  • Social Movements, Conflict and Change 

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • 112 UCAS points
  • Your prior achievement in awarded qualifications
  • Predicted achievement in the qualifications you are currently studying
  • Personal statement or statement of purpose for evidence of your motivation and commitment to your subject
  • References about your academic potential and personal qualities
  • Details of time spent at another Higher Education institution, even if the course was not completed.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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UK/EU students

  • Part-time students: £77 per taught credit
  • Part-time students: £108 per taught credit

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


  • Receive a Community Scholarship
  • The Optivo Study4Success Award – Accommodation costs paid for your first year of study
  • The Redrow Aspirational Award – Incoming students based in London

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