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Sociology and Social Policy (Hons)

Aston University

36 months
Duration
15950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Sociology and Social Policy (Hons) from Aston University is a multi-disciplinary programme that examines the major economic and social issues facing governments across the world, and the policies developed and delivered by governments and other organisations.

Overview

You will investigate the economic, social and political forces which influence government decision-making, and which give rise to conflict between the achievement of economic, environmental and social objectives. You will also examine why governments take particular decisions in key policy areas and develop a detailed understanding of processes of policy making at a global, national and local levels of government.

You will also study the nature of policy delivery and management by various organisations, such as local governments, schools and businesses. Finally, and most importantly, the Sociology and Social Policy (Hons) from Aston University explores in depth the outcomes and consequences of various government policies on the economy and society. 

Career

Graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers who value their understanding of different organisations, their communication skills and motivation for team work.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Social Theory
  • Becoming a Social
  • Scientist
  • Critical Debates in Society and Policy
  • From Social Problems to Public Policies
  • Identities and Inequalities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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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).
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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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
78
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
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
57
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

A level

  • BBC-CCC
BTEC extended diploma
  • DDM
International baccalaureate diploma
  • 29 points overall with grades 5,5,4 in 3 higher level subjects. Standard level Maths and English grade 5 required in lieu of GCSE English and Maths grade C/4.
Further requirements
  • GCSE English Language and Maths Grade C/4.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • UK students During placement year: £ 1,250
  • International/EU students During placement year:£2,500

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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