• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Who is it for?

The BSc Sociology (Hons) course from City, University of London is for those wishing to study and develop methodological expertise in order to analyse social data and engage with social policy debates.

The degrees affiliation with City's Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates posses strong data literacy and quantitative methods skills, which are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as government, education, market research, not-for-profit sector, the financial sector and news media.

Objectives

BSc (Hons) in Sociology examines the organisation of contemporary societies and explores the opportunities and structural inequalities that define our everyday lives. You will have the opportunity to study topics such as the following:

  • Social class and social mobility
  • 'Race' and ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Culture
  • Identity
  • Inequality and intersectionality
  • Migration
  • Media
  • Crime and criminology.

You will have the opportunity to appreciate the complex interplay between local and global forces, with particular reference to life in the 21st century metropolis, which  - in our case - is London. This course will develop your critical thinking and skills in the analysis, interpretation and production of social data.

Career prospects

The BSc (Hons) in Sociology course will enable you to develop the methodological expertise to analyse social data, as well as the analytical capability to identify and engage with social policy debates. You will develop specific skills relevant to a variety of professions as well as critical thinking, which is prized in graduate employment.

The degree's affiliation with the Q-Step Centre ensures that graduates posses strong data literacy and quantitative method skills, which are highly sought after in sectors as diverse as the government and local government, education, market research organisations, the not-for-profit sector, the financial sector, HR and the news media.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

      3 or 4 years with a work placement option or study abroad

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Researching society: Qualitative Methods
  • Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics
  • Producing Social Data
  • Sociology in Action
  • Culture and Society
  • Academic and Professional Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

'A' Level

  • Grades BBB or 120 UCAS tariff points
  • A Level General Studies and 'A' Level Critical Studies are not accepted
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4 (C) or equivalent are also  required.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • 30 points, 5,5,5 from three Higher Level subjects (no specific subjects required).

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 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.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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Sociology (Hons)
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